Armed police swoop on St Albans flat after reports of firearm
PUBLISHED: 09:58 25 March 2020 | UPDATED: 09:58 25 March 2020
Armed police mobilised following reports of a firearm on the balcony of flats in St Albans.
Officers were called to Newsom Place, in St Peter’s Road, at around 3pm yesterday (Tuesday).
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The police helicopter was also called in for observational reasons.
A spokesperson for Herts police said: “Officers attended following a report of a firearm being visible on the balcony of a flat.
“Armed officers attended the scene and were granted access to the property.
“No lethal firearm was identified and there is no ongoing threat.”