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Man arrested as armed police swoop on Norwich Road in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 12:53 06 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:59 06 July 2017

Armed police in Norwich Road, Wisbech. Picture: Cambs Times

Armed police in Norwich Road, Wisbech. Picture: Cambs Times

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Heavily armed officers were called to arrest a man near the centre of Wisbech.

The drama happened on Norwich Road on Wednesday afternoon, near the junction with the busy A1101 Churchill Road.

Cambridgeshire police said: “We were called at 2.45 to reports of suspicious circumstances in Norwich Road, Wisbech.

“A 48-year-old man from Wisbech was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear and was taken to the Kings Lynn Police Investigation Centre where he remains.”

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