Ipswich: One arrested after reports of armed incident

ONE person has been arrested at West Meadows on the outskirts of Ipswich tonight after police were called to reports of an incident involving guns.

A strong police presence, including armed officers, were sent to the site, which is opposite Asda in Goddard Road.

Officers received a call alerting them to the incident at around 6.50pm.

A Suffolk police spokesman said officers discovered no shots fired and no-one to be in possession of any weapons.

He said a 25-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.


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The force called ambulance crews as a precaution.

The incident forced the closure of the westbound slip road onto the A14 until around 7.45pm.

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