A Mercedes driver has allegedly rammed through the front gates of a Islamic school in Sydney’s south-west.
Police raced to Salamah College in Chester Hill shortly after 4pm on Sunday after reports from security staff that a car allegedly drove through the front boom gate.
Officers attended the scene and spoke to the male driver, who allegedly became aggressive and resisted arrest when told he was trespassing on the school grounds.
Police remain at the scene of Salamah College (pictured) in Sydney’s south-west. Pictured are police cars which remain at the scene in Hector Street, Chester Hill
‘A taser was deployed to subdue him, and the man was arrested,’ a police statement read.
The man was taken to Bankstown Police Station where he is assisting with police inquiries.
A large presence of police remains at the school on Hector Street.
The school remains cordoned off as the scene and the Mercedes are forensically examined by officers.
Salamah College is an independent Islamic co-educational primary and secondary school for students from kindergarten right through to year 12.
More to come.
The male driver of the white Mercedes (pictured) was arrested at the scene and now assisting with police inquiries