Nottinghamshire Police Armed Response units attended Churchill Drive in Ruddington after a man failed to stop.
The incident happened at about 2:30 pm on 14th June at James Peacock Infant & Nursery in Ruddington.
Nottinghamshire Police said:
‘A man has been arrested following a vehicle failing to stop in Churchill Drive, Ruddington.
He has been arrested for an assault earlier today (Friday 14 June 2019).’
James Peacock Infant & Nursery in Ruddington sent a message to parents which read: “We have been advised by the police to keep children and adults in the building due to an incident on Churchill Drive. Please avoid the area until further notice”, later at about 3:10 pm this was followed by an all-clear message: “We have now been advised by the police that is safe to collect your children. Thank you for your patience.”
Four police vehicles were at the scene and a helicopter was seen hovering overhead for about 30 minutes.
One police car was damaged with the front lower panel completely detached.
No-one was hurt.
A low wall which is a gated entrance to a gated road was also damaged.
A silver vehicle appeared to have hit the wall as it turned into the school entrance.