A Sydney school was sent into lockdown and residents were reportedly warned to stay indoors as police searched for two suspects.
A Nine News aerial video still shows the scene of a police operation in Sydney's Manly Vale. Picture: Nine NewsSource:Channel 9
Two men have been arrested after a police operation in Sydney’s northern beaches reportedly caused a school to go into lockdown
Residents in Manly Vale and North Manly were reportedly told to stay indoors just before 1pm as police searched the area for suspects believed to have
been involved in a break and enter.
Both men were allegedly tied to a vehicle theft in the area as well.
Police spotted at the scene of the operation in Sydney's Manly Vale. Picture: Nine NewsSource:Channel 9
Mackellar Girls High School was placed into lockdown as the police searched for the men.
NSW Police confirmed to news.com.au that both suspects have now been arrested.
One of the men was arrested in Riverview Parade in North Manly just after 2pm.
Mackellar Girls campus was reportedly placed into lockdown for an hour.Source:Supplied
The other man was arrested at an industrial complex near Campbell Street in Manly Vale.
Police were forced to put a mask on the first suspect after he refused to stop spitting at officers, according to 9 News.
The lockdown has since been lifted and then men have been taken into custody for questioning.