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Armed police deployed following reports of man with gun in Bexleyheath

Armed police units and a helicopter were deployed following reports of a man with a gun in Bexleyheath.

Police were sent to Long Lane at 2.10pm, after receiving a call to say a male armed with a firearm was in the area.

Police at the scene Picture: UKNIP
Police at the scene Picture: UKNIP
Police at the scene Picture: UKNIP
Police at the scene Picture: UKNIP

Armed officers were seen to have closed off one end of nearby Nursery Avenue and a helicopter was seen above Russell Park.

The Metropolitan Police said searches had been carried out but nothing had been found and the officers were stood down.

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