Three arrested at Islamic girls' school in Lancaster

Police have arrested three men on suspicion of sexual assault and false imprisonment within the grounds of an Islamic girls' school in Lancaster.

Police presence at the Jamea Al Kauthar school in Lancashire Credit: ITV Granada

A 40-year-old and 30-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and false imprisonment and a 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment. All three are currently in custody.

The Jamea Al Kauthar school in Lancashire Credit: ITV Granada

Searches are being conducted at the school by female officers.

Police presence at the Jamea Al Kauthar school Credit: ITV Granada

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Islam school arrests: Men bailed

Two men have been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment and sexual assault at the Islamic School for Girls in Lancaster. Another man has been released without charge.