Armed police respond to reports of offender with handgun in residential Peterborough street

Armed police responded to reports of a person with a handgun in a Peterborough street this afternoon.

Saturday, 25th March 2017, 6:16 pm
Updated Monday, 27th March 2017, 1:18 pm

Armed response officers were called to Gunthorpe Road at 3.30pm today, Saturday March 25.

One victim has been injured in the incident, but it was not a firearms related injury.

Police have recovered an air weapon and forensic officers have also attended the scene.

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Nobody has been arrested but the police say they know the offender is not a resident of Gunthorpe Road or the surrounding streets.

Anyone who saw the incident and has not yet spoken to police are urged to call officers on 101.