Armed police with K9 unit police vans decended on a house around 10pm last night after a gun was spotted during drug deal.
Armed police with K9 dog unit decended on a house on Brereton Ave Cleethorpes last night at around 10pm.
Two armed response vehicles and the K9 unit with police Van’s blocked off the road from Ward st to Combe st after reports of a gun being seen during a drugs deal.
Armed officers could be heard shouting at occupants of the property to come out with their hands above their heads.
No one would come out at first, At around 10.20pm the first male was out and was led away to the awaiting police van at the junction of Combe st.
Officers then carried on shouting for the other occupants to come out.
Eventually, Three more males were brought out an taken in to awaiting police Van’s in to custody .
Armed police entered the house to search and make sure all were accounted for then left the area.
Its believed those arrested were involved in firearms offences.
The incident lasted around two hours before the cordon was lifted around 11.45pm and people were allowed back to their houses.
Humberside police released this statement!
Officers in Cleethorpes were approached by a concerned member of the public shortly after 7.30pm yesterday, reporting that he had witnessed what he thought to be a drug deal taking place involving three men on Brereton Avenue, Cleethorpes.
“The man also reported that he had seen what he believed was a small handgun on one of the men’s waistbands.
“Officers attended and four men were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. All four remain in our custody at this time whilst our enquiries continue.
“I ask anyone with information, that has not already spoken to us, to call 101 quoting log 598 of 18/07/19.”
59yr male still in custody helping with enquiries.
A 59-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent following an incident in Heneage Road #Grimsby, last night.
We were called at 7.30pm following reports of a man with what was believed to be a small black hand gun.
Armed officers were quickly dispatched to the area and recovered a small Airsoft gun.
A man was arrested at the scene and remains in our custody, assisting us with our enquiries.
Supt Joanne Roe said: “I’d like to thank everyone who got in touch with us. We understand that incidents of this kind are concerning for the wider community. “We were on the scene within minutes and quickly arrested a man suspected of being involved in the incident.
“We have officers in the area today for reassurance and I’d appeal to anyone who has any concerns to speak to us while we’re out and about. “If you have information that will assist our investigation please let us know. If you’d rather not speak to our officers in the area, you can call us on our non-emergency 101 line or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”
Armed police officers sealed off part of Heneage road Grimsby earlier after its believed a man was at a window pointing a gun at someone.
Armed officers went to a property were the male was thought be in and pointed their weapons at a male who was the entrance to the property. He was told to raise his hands above his head.
Police moved in and detained the male and took him to a police car.
Other officers were seen inside the property checking around before more armed police left the house.
The man was taken out of the police car and put in to the back of a police van and was driven away from the scene.