An Enfield primary school is reportedly on lockdown after a triple murder in Bushey.

St Michael’s Primary School in Brigadier Hill, Enfield, was visited by police earlier today, headteacher Jade-Simone Bacon told Enfield Independent.

It comes as police hunt for a suspect in the murder of three women in Bushey yesterday evening (July 9).

Hertfordshire Police Chief Superintendent Jon Simpson said the victims were aged 25, 28 and 61, and that it was believed the attack was “targeted”.

Kyle Clifford is wanted in connection to the incident. It is believed the 26-year-old is from Enfield.

Officers have been searching for Clifford across Hertfordshire and north London this afternoon.

Police have warned the public not to approach the suspect, who “may be in possession of a crossbow”.

Mrs Bacon said that children at the school are being kept inside as a "precautionary measure".

She added that police conducted a reassurance visit and told them "that everything is fine and to carry on as normal". 

She confirmed that children would not be allowed outside into the playground for the day as a result of the ongoing manhunt.

Sky News said it also understands Bright Horizons Enfield Hilly Fields Day Nursery and Preschool are keeping children inside.

We have contacted Bright Horizons and Metropolitan Police for more information.