Armed police called to flats
ARMED police were called to a block of flats in Harborough today (Friday) in response to a call from someone concerned over the welfare of a resident.
They were called to Northbank, off Coventry Road, at about 1.10pm and remained on scene for about two hours.
A police dog unit was also in attendance.
Police said no-one was injured or arrested in the incident.
A police car and the dog unit was later seen outside Sainsbury’s in town.
A spokesman for Leicestershire Police said: “Police attended North Bank, Market Harborough at around 1.10pm today after a call was received concerned for the welfare of a resident.
“The safety of our officers and members of the public is our prime concern. It was deemed appropriate that for this operation a firearms response would be deployed.
“No-one was injured in the incident.
“No-one has been arrested in connection with the incident.”
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