Rochford Ashingdon Road sees reports of people with guns

Rochford Ashingdon Road sees reports of people with guns
Rochford Ashingdon Road sees reports of people with guns

A LARGE police presence sits on a road in South Essex after people were seen with weapons.

A number of residents said they saw occupants inside a vehicle with weapons in Ashingdon Road, Rochford.

Essex Police said they responded within minutes and increased police presence in the area.

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They are also urging anyone who witnessed the incident or has footage to get in touch immediately.

An Essex Police spokesman said: ‘Officers responded to reports of disturbances in Ashingdon Road, Rochford shortly after 4pm today, Tuesday January 24.

“It was reported that a vehicle had driven along the road and weapons were seen in the hands of the occupants.

“We responded to the incident within minutes and people will have seen an increased police presence in the area over the past two hours.

“Fortunately, no one in the area was injured.

“No arrests have been made and our investigation is ongoing.

“We are currently talking to a number of witnesses to get their accounts.

“We need anyone who witnessed the incident or has a dash cam or mobile phone to get in touch.

“We are also urging area residents to check their CCTV or doorbell cameras to see if they have captured any footage that may be helpful to our investigation.

“Please cite incident 800 of January 24.”

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