Police called in after chemical substance taken onto Newham College campus
PUBLISHED: 10:44 13 October 2020 | UPDATED: 10:44 13 October 2020
A chemical substance taken onto a campus saw police, paramedics and firefighters descend on a college.
Emergency services rushed to Newham College in High Street South, East Ham, after the Met was called at 4.08pm on Monday, October 12.
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A police spokesperson said: “Officers attended after a call was made raising concerns about a chemical substance brought onto the campus.
“Appropriate safety measures were taken. There were no injuries and no arrests.”
The substance is currently being assessed as enquiries continue.
A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said that firefighters from East Ham and Plaistow stations were called at 4.09pm and the incident was over for them by 6.29pm.
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