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Armed police called to Colchester after false reports of a man with a gun
1:26pm Monday 27th January 2014 in News
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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