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A teenager was charged two days after an armed incident at Crawley College.
Sandijs Dreimanis, 18, who is from the city of West Sussex, faces a charge of possession of an imitation firearm with the intent to cause fear of violence.
He has also been charged with two counts of assault resulting in actual bodily injury and possession of an item with a blade on the school premises.
Dreimanis is expected to appear in court today, two days after students and staff were evacuated with their hands on their heads after shots rang out at the university.
The heroic acts of a teacher and his colleague, who were injured when approaching an armed suspect, were hailed by the police and the university praised the emergency services.
When the suspect fled Monday, 51-year-old mechanical engineering professor Steve Hopkins ran out of his classroom and confronted them.
How old is Sandijs Dreimanis?
He is 18 year age.
Local officials were in contact with counterterrorism specialists Monday night, but later announced that it was not being treated as a terrorist incident.
Dreimanis has been referred to appear in Crawley Magistrates Court today.
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The incident saw a significant number of armed police dispatched after officers received multiple calls shortly after 3:30 p.m. from reports of shooting at the university.
Crawley College Principal Vicki Illingworth said Tuesday: ‘Our university community was shaken by the actions that occurred yesterday afternoon.
Mechanical engineering tutor Steve Hopkins, 51, ran out and confronted the suspect.
The suspect is seen being knocked to the ground during the incident in Crawley on Monday.
Monday’s incident saw a significant number of armed police dispatched to Crawley College
‘I cannot praise enough the courage, endurance and support shown by our staff.
‘They have been incredible and the care and compassion they shared with our students and each other continues to fill me with admiration.
We can confirm that two of our staff suffered some minor injuries, which were not gunshot wounds.
“His heroic actions and the rapid response of the emergency services helped protect our university community.”
A Sussex police spokesman said this morning: ‘Police investigating an incident at Crawley College on Monday April 26 charged a man with multiple crimes.
Shortly after 3:10 p.m., police received reports of shots being fired at the site on College Road.
Agents responded quickly to the scene, where the suspect had been detained by two university employees; a teacher and a support staff member.
Arrested and Charged
“A blank pistol and knife were seized, and at 3:20 pm an 18-year-old from Crawley was arrested.Armed police at the scene of the incident at Crawley College in West Sussex on MondayLocal agents were in contact with counter-terrorism specialists Monday night.
‘Two people suffered minor injuries, not gunshot wounds, and reported to a medical center without an appointment. Fortunately, no other injuries were reported.
‘Sandijs Dreimanis, 18, of Crawley, has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, two counts of assault resulting in actual bodily harm, and possession of a blade item in school facilities.
He was ordered to appear in Crawley Magistrates Court on Wednesday April 28.
“The police are treating this as an isolated incident that was not related to terrorism, and no one else is wanted in connection with it.
‘Officers continue to work with the university and local authority to manage the welfare and well-being of those involved, including students.
Anyone with information can report it online or call 101, citing Operation Reset.
“Crawley College is assisting Sussex Police with their investigation and has confirmed that the university will be closed until at least Thursday April 29.”
Sandijs Dreimanis Quicks and Facts
- Sandijs Dreimanis, 18, charged two days after incident at college in West Sussex
- Charge of possession of imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence
- He is also charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm
- Faces further charge of possession of a bladed article on a school premises
- Dreimanis has been remanded to appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court today