Armed police stood down after being called to ‘medical episode’ death in Taverham

Emergency services have warned motorists to take care on the roads. Picture by Denise Bradley.

Emergency services have warned motorists to take care on the roads. Picture by Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Armed police were called to a home in Taverham after a 'medical episode' in which a person died.

Norfolk police were called to an address in the village at just after 3.30pm today.

A spokesman said: 'We received reports of violence in the area and firearms units were deployed. But on attendance and after investigations, it became clear that this was a medical episode.'

The spokesman said a person had been found to have died, but that there were no suspicious circumstances and there was no danger to the wider public.

He said a file had been passed to the coroner. The armed police unit was stood down at 4.20pm, although the police presence in the area continued until 6pm.


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