Man arrested in connection with suspected firearms incident

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Armed police are at the scene in Walsworth Road. - Credit: Archant

Armed police were called to a residential area of Hitchin this afternoon to reports of a man in possession of firearms in a garden.

At approximately 1.30pm, around five police cars and an armed unit were called to Walsworth Road in the town.

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Police officers in Walsworth Road, Hitchin this afternoon. - Credit: Archant

Part of the road is currently closed as the emergency services respond to this incident.

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Part of Walsworth Road has been blocked off. - Credit: Toby Shelley



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