A teenage boy has been arrested after reportedly making threats to pupils outside of a school in a Suffolk town. 

Officers were called to the incident in Exning Road in Newmarket at just after 9am on Tuesday.

The boy was allegedly acting in a threatening manner to pupils, while another teenager is believed to have been pushed. 

A spokesman for Suffolk police said: "A teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of theft from shop, assault and public order – fear/provocation of violence.

"He was taken to Bury St Edmunds police investigation centre for questioning, where he remains."