Man ‘released under investigation’ after gunshots heard in Peterborough

A man arrested by armed police after gunshots were heard in Peterborough has been released by police under investigation.

Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 1:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 5:34 pm

Armed police swooped on the home in Belham Road, New England, yesterday afternoon, Tuesday February 19.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “We were called at just after 12pm with reports of a firearm being discharged at a property in Belham Road, Peterborough.

“Investigations resulted in a 25-year-old man being arrested at around 2:30pm on suspicion of possession of a firearm with the intention to endanger life.”

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The man was held in custody overnight, but Cambridgeshire Police have this afternoon confirmed he has been released under investigation.

Police at the scene
Police at the scene