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UPDATED: Trick or treating teenagers threatened by alleged gunman
11:56am Thursday 1st November 2012 in News
ARMED police were called to Colchester after reports trick or treating teenagers were threatened with a gun.
One sustained head injuries after being attacked, possibly with the butt of the gun, just before 8.45pm on Wednesday/
A firearms team and the police helicopter carried out a detailed search around Tesco, Chinook and the surrounds in Highwoods but without success.
The incident has shocked the community and is being taken extremely seriously by detectives.
See interviews with police, residents and councillors in Friday's Gazette.