‘Man seen with gun’ prompts armed police response in Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 14:50 14 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:50 14 August 2019

Armed police searched Mildmay Road in Stevenage after a man was reportedly seen holding a gun. Picture: Matt Powell

Armed police searched Mildmay Road in Stevenage after a man was reportedly seen holding a gun. Picture: Matt Powell

Archant

Armed police have been searching a Stevenage road after a man was reportedly seen with a gun.

Police were called just after 10.40am today to reports that a man had a gun in Mildmay Road.

You may also want to watch:

A thorough area search was carried out and a man was detained. He was searched, but no weapon was found.

A police spokeswoman said enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information should contact police quoting ISR 221 of 14 August.

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in the force communications room via the online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via the independent charity's untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Comet. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the The Comet