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Selborne Primary School closed after police siege at nearby home
9:56am Wednesday 13th March 2013 in News
A HAMPSHIRE school has been closed and a man arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill.
Officers were called to a house in the early hours of this morning on Selborne Road, Selborne.
Police attended the address due to concerns about a man inside the house. There was no one else inside the property.
The B3006 was closed from its junction with the A31 at Alton and the A3 at Greatham. Due to the proximity of the address, the local primary school was also closed.
Inspector Paul Markham, said: “I would like to thank the community for their cooperation and understanding with this matter.
“Roads have now been reopened and the school have been advised.” A 50-year-old man from Selborne has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill.