Woman arrested after entering school with knife

Friday 29 August 2014 22.49
The woman was arrested at the scene and taken to Ballina Garda Station
The woman was arrested at the scene and taken to Ballina Garda Station

A woman in her 50s was arrested at a secondary school in Ballina, Co Mayo this morning after entering St Muredach's College with a knife.

Gardaí, including members of an armed response unit, responded to a call about the incident at around 9.30am.

The woman was arrested at the scene and taken to Ballina Garda Station.

She has since been released and the investigation is ongoing.