School called police over ‘stun gun’ fears
POLICE attended a Valley high school after reports that a pupil was in a possession of a ‘stun gun’.
Officers were called to Haslingden High School on Friday, May 25.
However, after speaking with a 13-year-old boy, the device was found to be a lighter.
A Lancashire police spokesperson said: “On Friday, May 25 we were called by Haslingden High School to the report that a pupil, a 13-year-old boy, was in possession of a stun gun. We attended and after speaking with the boy and looking at the device, it was found to be a lighter containing a small electrical charge.”
Headteacher Mark Jackson said: “I can confirm that an incident did take place within school, which was quickly dealt with.
“The student involved was given some advice, and this resolved the issue.” ●● Head Mark Jackson