Milton Keynes boy, 17, arrested after college locks down

Milton Keynes College - a timber-clad building with trees in the foreground
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A teenager has been arrested after he was spotted with a knife outside a city college.

Thames Valley Police said armed officers were called to Milton Keynes College on Chaffron Way at around 10:20 GMT on Thursday.

A 17-year-old boy from Milton Keynes was arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife in a public place and remained in police custody.

Officers said there was not a wider threat to the public.

Milton Keynes College confirmed on social media that it was advised to "lock down" by the police but the campus had later reopened.

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