Driver rams Mercedes through the gates of an Islamic school in Sydney as cops scramble to the scene
- Man arrested after he allegedly rammed through boom gate of an Islamic school
- Police raced to Salamah College in Chester Hill in Sydney’s south-west Sunday
- Mercedes driver allegedly became aggressive and resisted arrest before tasered
- Man arrested and taken to Bankstown Police, where he’s assisting with inquiries
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 boom gate at the school’s front entrance.
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 male driver of the white Mercedes (pictured) was arrested at the scene and now assisting with police inquiries
The school remains cordoned off as the scene and the white 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.
Thousands of students across New South Wales will return to classrooms later this week for the start of the 2021 school year.
Police were called to Salamah College (pictured) shortly after 4pm on Sunday afternoon