Armed police search outside Lidl after being called to store in Peterborough

Armed police were called to a store in Bourges Boulevard last night.

Wednesday, 25th August 2021, 10:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th August 2021, 11:44 am

Police were called at about 7pm yesterday evening (24 August) with reports of three men, one with a knife, outside a store in Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough.

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The police were then spotted searching near the Lidl in near-by Lime Kiln Close as their investigations continued.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said; “Armed officers attended and located a group matching the description. After a thorough search of the group and the surrounding area no weapons were found and no offences had been committed.”

Police officers at the scene. Picture: PT reader