A Gold Coast school stays in lockdown as police search the space for a man they think is armed.
Folks at Ormeau Deliver School were sent a text message advising them how to purchase up their adolescents safely as Queensland Police searched the space for a doubtlessly armed man in relation to a home violence matter.
“We’ve been told that police are opening one lane of Mirambeena Force, eastbound towards the school, for dad and mother to procure college students,” the text read.
“At the police checkpoint, a workers member will keep in touch to the school who you are collecting. Vehicles and buses will be allowed into the bus zone, adolescents to be mild right here and likewise that you just would be able to well also want to exit thru Mirambeena Force.”
It comes as police confirmed they were referred to as to an Upper Coomera residence on Monday night following a disturbance, after which a man fled the scene.
Whereas no one was bodily injured right thru the incident, police established the exclusion zone on Tuesday morning as they leer for the man, with the zone encompassing Ormeau Deliver School.
Boundaries are in position north from Mirambeena Force into the Wharf Rodd intersection with Pimpama Jacobs Successfully Rodd, east from Pimpama Jacobs Successfully Avenue to Hotham Creek, south from creek line of Hotham Creek to Creek Avenue and west from Creek Avenue to Mirambeena Force.
Earlier, police commandeered Ormeau Station Looking out Centre as a command post.
In a text message sent from indispensable Kimberley Button to dad and mother about 1pm, she acknowledged: “All adolescents are salvage, peaceful and continuing to be taught.
“I procure been in contact with the police, they’ve told us to remain in lockdown. We don’t procure any additional information at present.
“An change regarding school purchase-up will be issued as soon as we are ready to attain so.”
A text message sent to dad and mother earlier this morning confirmed the school was in lockdown.
“Childhood and lecturers will continue studying interior classrooms however is per chance no longer leaving their rooms. Police procure cordoned off the space as a precaution and police won’t allow you access to the school,” the message read.
In a post on Facebook at 11.30am, the school acknowledged “adolescents are salvage, procure had their lunch and are working in their rooms”.
“We’re focusing on your child’s security,” the post read.