Police hunt for man carrying a ‘black handgun’ in Ipswich


A man has been spotted in Ipswich carrying what was described as a handgun in his back pocket.

Police in the town responded to a call from a member of the public who reported seeing a man in the Milner Street area with an item in his back pocket, described as looking like a black handgun.

They called 999 at 1.10pm. They described the man as Asian, aged about 25, with a medium build and wearing a black denim jacket, grey jeans and white Adidas trainers.

Police units and the helicopter were deployed for a search of the area, but were unable to locate him.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

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