Suspected firearms incident in Cambridgeshire sparks major police operation

At about 8pm yesterday (4 June) officers from the armed policing unit arrested a 36-year-old man fro

At about 8pm yesterday (4 June) officers from the armed policing unit arrested a 36-year-old man from Peterborough on suspicion of firearms offences in the Hampton area. . A search of his home address is being conducted and the man remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.Hampton, PeterboroughFriday 05 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris. - Credit: © Terry Harris

A major police operation was launched by Cambridgeshire police last night (June 4) to deal with a suspected firearms incident.

At about 8pm yesterday (4 June) officers from the armed policing unit arrested a 36-year-old man fro

At about 8pm yesterday (4 June) officers from the armed policing unit arrested a 36-year-old man from Peterborough on suspicion of firearms offences in the Hampton area. . A search of his home address is being conducted and the man remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.Hampton, PeterboroughFriday 05 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris. - Credit: © Terry Harris

Residents in part of Hampton, Peterborough, stayed looking out their windows as armed officers raided a home in Leaf Avenue.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police confirmed today that “at about 8pm yesterday (June 4) officers from the armed policing unit arrested a 36-year-old man from Peterborough on suspicion of firearms offences in the Hampton area.

No charges have yet been brought however the man was detained overnight for questioning and remains in custody.

The spokesman said: “A search of his home address is being conducted and the man remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.”

Armed police spotted in Hamton. Car taken away. Holly walk, lady charlotte , Leaf Avenue and Bucktho

Armed police spotted in Hamton. Car taken away. Holly walk, lady charlotte , Leaf Avenue and Buckthorn Road.,Hampton, PeterboroughThursday 04 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris. - Credit: © Terry Harris


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Police are expected to release more details later.

Armed police spotted in Hamton. Car taken away. Holly walk, lady charlotte , Leaf Avenue and Bucktho

Armed police spotted in Hamton. Car taken away. Holly walk, lady charlotte , Leaf Avenue and Buckthorn Road.,Hampton, PeterboroughThursday 04 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris. - Credit: © Terry Harris

Armed police spotted in Hamton. Car taken away. Holly walk, lady charlotte , Leaf Avenue and Bucktho

Armed police spotted in Hamton. Car taken away. Holly walk, lady charlotte , Leaf Avenue and Buckthorn Road.,Hampton, PeterboroughThursday 04 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris. - Credit: © Terry Harris

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