Three charged after ‘gun sighting’ forced NSW school into lockdown

THREE teenagers have been charged after a ‘gun sighting’ forced a high school into lockdown south of Wollongong.

Police were called to the school in Kanahooka around 11am last Thursday, following reports a weapon had been brandished from inside a car and around the general vicinity of the school as it travelled along Joan Street.

The school then placed itself into voluntary lockdown.


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Police have said they found the car that was allegedly involved in the incident at a home in Warrawong. n 18-year-old man was arrested and taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station, where he was charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Port Kembla Local Court on November 13.

A 15-year-old boy was alaso arrested at a home in Albion Park Rail and was last charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence and intimidation.

The teen was granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on November 26.

A 16-year-old boy was also arrested in Berkeley and charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence.

The teen was granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on December 10.

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