Armed officers investigate firearm alert in Halesworth
PUBLISHED: 14:38 20 February 2019 | UPDATED: 15:15 20 February 2019
Police blocked off a road in Halesworth following concerns for the welfare of a man who was initially believed to have a firearm.
Officers were called at around 2.15pm yesterday afternoon to reports of a risk to welfare in Beech Close, Halesworth.
Armed officers attended and a cordon was put in place at the scene, where a man was initially arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm.
However the suspect was subsequently released and no firearms were found.
A Suffolk Constabulary spokeswoman said, despite the police presence and cordon, there was “no wider threat to the community”.
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