VIDEO UPDATE: Armed police at Peterborough city centre jewellers

Armed police are at the scene of an incident at Mallard Jewellers in Peterborough city centre this afternoon, Friday October 23.

The area surrounding the Long Causeway jewellers and pawnbrokers has been cordoned off by police.

Four armed officers are on the scene as well as multiple police cars.

The police confirmed armed officers were on scene as a result of “information received” but could “not go into details at this time.”

A spokesman said: “We can’t provide specific details on intelligence we receive - so are unable to provide any further information on the incident.”

Armed police outside Mallard Jewellers in Long Causeway Peterborough

Armed police outside Mallard Jewellers in Long Causeway Peterborough

Armed police outside Mallard Jewellers in Long Causeway, Peterborough

Armed police outside Mallard Jewellers in Long Causeway, Peterborough