Man arrested after armed police search Glemsford property

Armed police were called to an address in Braintree (stock image) Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Armed police attended a property in Glemsford where one man was arrested - Credit: Archant

A 46-year-old man has been arrested after armed police searched a house in Glemsford at the weekend. 

A police spokeswoman said a number of officers, including armed police, attended an address in Kings Road, just after 6.35am on Saturday, October 2.

A 46-year-old man was arrested on firearm and offensive weapon offences. 

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and has since been released on bail until October 30.

An eyewitness said police blocked the road and stayed for around 16 hours. The witness also described seeing sniffer dogs and forensics officers at the scene.