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Armed police attend Lincoln’s Tower Drive

Armed police attend Lincoln's Tower Drive

Armed police attend Lincoln’s Tower Drive

Armed police were on the scene in the Tower Drive / Monks Road area of Lincoln yesterday morning after reports of three youths seen with a firearm.

Lincolnshire Police received a call at 11:58am from a local resident.

Although this report was initially unconfirmed, armed officers were deployed.

The NPAS helicopter was also used as part of the police response.

At the time, a spokesperson for the force said:

“There will be a continuing police presence in the area as we continue to investigate this incident.”

At around 6:30pm yesterday, officers released an update on the situation.

Two youths were identified in connection with this incident.

Investigations are ongoing, and officers are speaking to the people involved.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting Incident 178 of 11th August

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Kiera started working for Gi Media in January 2020. She completed her BA at Middlesex University in 2017, and went on to complete her Masters degree at University College London. She has written for a range of academic and creative journals.