Colchester: Armed police hunt ‘gunman’

ARMED police swarmed a house in Colchester after a member of the public reported seeing someone with a gun.

Police were called to the High Street after receiving a tip off that a man had been seen with a fire arm at 9.30am today.

The hunt for the armed man moved to North Station Road and resulted in officers converging on a house in Mercers Way.

Officers entered the house shortly after 12.30pm. A spokesman for Essex Police said that no arrests were made.

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