Arrest over 'social media threats' to college staff

New College Swindon

A man has been arrested following reports threats were made on social media against a member of staff at a college in Swindon.

Armed officers went to New College on Thursday afternoon. Wiltshire Police said nobody was physically threatened at the college and no-one was hurt.

The 32-year-old from Malmesbury was arrested "at another location", police said, and is now being held in custody.

New College has around 3,000 16-19 year old pupils and adult learners.

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