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Armed officers called after report of man with firearm in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 22:19 02 September 2014 | UPDATED: 22:19 02 September 2014

Police are investigating the death of a man. Picture: Ian Burt

Police are investigating the death of a man. Picture: Ian Burt

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Armed officers and the police helicopter were called to part of the city tonight after a report of a man with what was believed to be a firearm.

A spokesman in the Norfolk police control room confirmed officers and the police helicopter were deployed in the St Augustine’s area of the city at about 7.30pm but following an “extensive” search no one with a weapon was found.

The spokesman added police only received one report of a man with a weapon.

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