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Two men arrested after car crashes into Sheffield school entrance

A school in South Yorkshire is on lockdown after an incident involving an car.

Fir Vale School in Sheffield Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Pupils at Fir Vale School on Owler Lane in Fir Vale were sent home just before 8.25am on Tuesday February 12 after reports a black BMW was being driven at speed around the car park and had crashed into the entrance.

Forensic experts at the scene Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Two men aged 23 and 20, both from the Sheffield area, have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and causing criminal damage and are currently in police custody.

The school will remain closed for the remainder of the day as officers conduct enquiries to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the incident and provide reassurance.

We are confident that this is an isolated incident and there is no current risk to the school or the surrounding community.”

– Temp Detective Chief Inspector Steve Ashmore