Posted: Thu 22nd Feb 2018

Armed police operation in Flint – no arrests and no firearms recovered

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 22nd, 2018

Police have said there were no arrests during a firearms search warrant at an address in Thomas Street, Flint earlier today, Thursday 22 February. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In an update Sgt Steve Lloyd said;   ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The firearms search warrant carried out at an address in Thomas Street ,Flint earlier today proved negative. No firearms were recovered and no one has been arrested. I would like to thank the community for their patience and understanding while this operation took place.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

From earlier: Armed police officers are currently executing a firearms search warrant at an address in Thomas Street, Flint. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Witnesses living close by say a house on the street is surrounded with armed police, some carrying shields in position. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police dog units are also in attendance. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A police spokesperson has said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“There is no need for the public to be alarmed. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

We will release more details once the operation is complete.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This is a developing story more as and when it is released. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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