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.

By James Trimble
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.

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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.”