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Armed police swoop on Brereton Ave house last night after gun seen during drug deal

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 on Brereton Ave last night.: Video : © Cleethorpes News 24
Armed police at the scene : Picture : © Cleethorpes News 24

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 police on Brereton Ave: Picture: © Cleethorpes News 24

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.

Armed officers enter the house Pictures : © Cleethorpes News 24

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.”

Cash, drugs and weapons recovered in warrant


13 Jun 2019

Cash, weapons, mobile phones and what is believed to be a quantity of amphetamines have been recovered from a house in Manchester Street, Cleethorpes, following a drugs warrant at the property earlier today (Thursday, June 13).

A 35-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drug with intent to supply and a 24-year-old woman has also been taken into custody in connection with the warrant.

Officers remain at the property and our enquiries are continuing.

PC Dave Cave, the Community Beat Manager for Haverstoe, Humberston and New Waltham, said: “We and our colleagues from the dogs unit carried out the warrant at the property earlier today and have recovered a number of items, including a replica firearm, cash and what we suspect to be Class A drugs.

“We know that drug-related crime can have a huge impact on our communities and that’s why we dealing with it is such a key area of our work.

“We want it to be known that this kind of offending won’t be tolerated in our area and we will do everything we can to find and prosecute those who are involved.

“Information from the public can be vital in helping us to put together successful operations such as this one and my appeal to you is to keep it coming.

“We gather information whilst we’re out on patrol but we can’t be everywhere and that’s where your help is so important.

“You know what’s going on in your area and we want people to carry on letting us know if something doesn’t seem to be right so that we can take action and take drugs off our streets.”

If you have concerns or information you want to share with us, please speak to our officers while they are out and about, or call our non-emergency 101 line. If someone is in immediate danger, always call 999.

If you’d rather not give your name, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.