Police charge 21-year-old following Grangemouth High School intrusion

A 21-year-old man is facing a date in court in connection with an frightening incident at Grangemouth High School this week.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 4:44 pm

A report of a man entering the Tinto Drive school building at lunch-time on Tuesday send shock waves through parents when they later learned of the intrusion.

The intruder was confronted by a member of the school’s senior management team and the school-based police officer.

According to a school spokesperson the intruder was “removed swiftly and safely” and no pupils or members of staff were hurt.

The intruder entered Grangemouth High School at lunchtime on Tuesday

The school stated: “We fully appreciate the concern such an incident can raise within our school community. We would reassure all pupils, parents and staff our systems and procedures worked correctly.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We can confirm a 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with threatening and abusive behaviour in Tinto Drive in Grangemouth on Tuesday, May 4.

"A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”