Armed police respond to reports of Hitchin shooting
- Credit: Archant
Armed police have been called to a shooting incident in Hitchin this afternoon.
The police have confirmed that officers were called to reports that a firearm had been fired at a car in Desborough Road at approximately 3.20pm.
At this time no one is believed to have been injured.
Officers are currently in the area searching for a suspect, described as a slim black male, around 6ft tall wearing a blue tracksuit.
Armed officers along with a police helicopter have responded to the incident in the Purwell area of the town, with the force cordoning off parts of Desborough Road.
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