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Reports: Bury College evacuated after 'social media threat'

There are reports Bury College has been evacuated after a 'social media threat'

Police in Bury Credit: @james_j015

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Police: college decision to evacuate buildings

Greater Manchester Police say they are investigating the circumstances of a security threat at Bury College, and that it was the college's decision to evacuate buildings.

At 10.50am on Friday 24 March 2017 police were made aware of a threat made in relation to Bury College, Market Street, Bury.

Officers are in attendance to establish the full circumstances. As a precaution the college have chosen to evacuate students.

– GMP Statement

Bury College on 'alert procedure' after threat

Bury College has confirmed it is in its "alert procedure" after a threat to security.

Important Notice

Please note, the college is currently investigating a potential threat to our security.

We are in communications with the police, following their advice and have instigated our alert to procedures as a precaution.

We will update further as we receive more information.

– Bury College Statement

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Bury College buildings to be 'evacuated shortly'

Buildings at a college in "lockdown" are to be evacuated shortly, according to reports.

Games designer @james_j015 has been tweeting from the college.

Bury College: students not allowed to leave classrooms

Bury College students are being told to stay in their classrooms after a "security threat".

Bury College Credit: Google
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