Teenager Released After Arrest Over After Gun Threats In Balbriggan

Elaine Stenson
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Update 12:35

A 16 year-old arrested in connection with alleged gun threats made against a secondary school in Dublin has been released without charge.

Gardai say they are satisfied that there is no imminent danger to staff or students, while the Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board says the school is expected to re-open tomorrow.

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A 16 year old arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge and a file has been sent to the Juvenile Diversion Programme.

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A school in North County Dublin has been closed after a student allegedly made gun threats against staff and students.

A 16 year-old boy has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the incident.

It’s understood the violent material began circulating on Instagram stories last night.

Gun related threats were allegedly made against staff and students at Ardgillan College in Balbriggan.

It’s understood school management notified parents via text message last night that the school wouldn’t be opening today.

A 16 year-boy has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the incident – he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, at a Dublin Garda Station.

Gardaí say they are liaising with management at the school and are now satisfied that there is no imminent danger to staff or students.