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MetiNews.Com - Two Year 6 boys were approached by the man on Friday morning
Breaking News ! Police are investigating after reports a knifeman threatened two primary school children in Tameside. Patrols have been ramped up after the reported incident at Broadbottom Church of England Primary School, Broadbottom, on Friday morning. A letter sent to parents, seen by the Manchester Evening News , said the man 'approached them, made some threats and produced a knife' as they played in the park area before lessons began. There will be an increased police presence at drop off and pick up times following the incident at the school on Mottram Road, according to the letter, signed by acting headteacher Mrs Marrow. "Where possible, I would recommend for the time being, children are escorted and collected from school by an adult", the letter says. There will be an increased police presence at drop off and pick up times (Image: Tameside Advertiser) "If this is not possible and you wish your child to walk by themselves, please make sure that they are not arriving before the stipulated time and come directly to the school premises. "Also, that they go directly home at the end of the school day." Read More Related Articles Police seal off petrol station after man seriously injured in attempted murder attack Read More Related Articles Two men arrested after 'fully loaded sawn-off shotgun' found in house She continued that the school are hoping it is an 'isolated incident', but asked parents if they see anyone of the following description to come forward. He was described as Asian, about 5ft 10ins, aged between 25 to 30-years-old. He wore glasses and a black bubble coat over a high vis jacket and with a black and white rucksack.
. She said: "At around 8.40am on Friday, September 18, police were called to a report of a man with a weapon on Mottram Road, Broadbottom. "Officers attended. An investigation is underway." The school and Tameside Council have been contacted for comment.
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