Armed police called to early morning raid in Peterborough

Armed police were called to a property in Eastfieled Road in Peterborough this morning, Thursday March 17, following a tip off from a member of the public.

Thursday, 17th March 2016, 9:15 am
Updated Thursday, 17th March 2016, 9:19 am
Armed Police in Peterborough during a previous incident

Officers responded to a message that there were a number of armed men at the property and attended at around 7.30am.

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The Peterborough Telegraph was contacted by a number of members of the public concerned about the armed activity, but police have now confirmed the alert was a false alarm.

Armed officers have been stood down.