Posted: Mon 29th May 2017

Reports of a large emergency response as High Street in Connah’s Quay is cordoned off

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, May 29th, 2017

There’s been a large-scale police response to an incident in Connahs Quay this evening. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Around 12 police vehicles including armed officers from the Cheshire and North Wales Armed Alliance and police dog units, were seen on High Street Connah’s Quay close to the junction of Chapel Street. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two emergency ambulances and a paramedics car were also spotted outside the flats which run alongside the road. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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High Street is currently cordoned off and closed to through traffic from the Chapel Street Junction. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

First reports came through around 8.30 of armed officers and dog units along with paramedics attending the incident. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Picture Credit @Stu_McNally

They were joined around an hour later by forensics officers who are currently working at the scene ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

We were told of police doing door to door enquiries asking people if they had seen anything, residents were told it is a ‘serious incident’ ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Council workmen have put road closure signs in place. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

So far North Wales Police have not disclosed the nature of the incident. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This is a developing story more to follow… ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Picture Credit @Qasilver1

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