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"This is why armed police swarmed in Bedworth today"

Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:57 pm

Residents reported seeing a large police presence in the area

Armed officers swarmed to a Bedworth street following reports of a man brandishing a hand gun.

Warwickshire Police Force has confirmed why there was a large police presence in the Marston Lane earlier today (Thursday, December 27).

A force spokesperson said that they received a call at 12.40pm to an ‘incident’.

“It was reported a man was holding an item believed to be a handgun,” the spokesperson said.

Officers made four arrests at the scene, although no further details have been made available.

It has been stressed that no-one has been injured.

Residents may continue to see police in the area for the rest of the day.

“Enquiries are currently ongoing and officers may be in the area while they are carried out,” added the force spokesperson.

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