Armed response officers sent to Norwich street

PUBLISHED: 11:17 28 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:59 28 September 2018

Police were called to an incident in Sussex Street area of Norwich. (Image: Baz)

Police were called to an incident in Sussex Street area of Norwich. (Image: Baz)


Armed response officers were dispatched to a Norwich street following reports of an incident.

Police where called to Howard Terrace, in Sussex Street at around 2pm on Thursday, after reports of an incident involving a firearm.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police said: “Specialist officers where dispatched to the street, but no firearm was located.”

In a separate incident, around an hour later, officers were called to Anglia Square following reports that a group of people were embroiled in a fight.

Police were called to the shopping centre just after 3pm. There were reports that a fight had broken out involving a number of people.

It is not clear if anybody has been hurt.

Witnesses reported that police in body armour and a dog unit had been seen nearby.

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