Armed police called to Colchester after false reports of a man with a gun

Armed police called to Colchester after false reports of a man with a gun

Armed police called to Colchester after false reports of a man with a gun

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ARMED police and the helicopter were called to Colchester after false reports a man was armed with a gun.

They were called at about 8.40pm yesterday.

The helicopter searched the town centre from the skies with a firearms unit searching from the ground.

A spokesman for Essex Police confirmed they were called but there were no weapons involved, nobody was arrested and officers are speaking to two people known to each other following an allegation of harassment.

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