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Drone used as armed officers make arrest in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 21:37 16 July 2018 | UPDATED: 21:37 16 July 2018

View from the top of Havenbridge House.
Cobholm / Breydon Water / Marshes.

October 2015.

Picture: James Bass

View from the top of Havenbridge House. Cobholm / Breydon Water / Marshes. October 2015. Picture: James Bass

Archant Norfolk © 2015

Police have deployed a drone to help armed officers make an arrest in Great Yarmouth this evening.

Marsh Road. PHOTO: Google MapsMarsh Road. PHOTO: Google Maps

Inspector Lou Provart confirmed that a person has been arrested on Marsh Road in Cobholm in Great Yarmouth.

In an earlier post on Twitter he said: “I have deployed the #Drone to assist with a #Firearms deployment in #Cobholm this evening.

“The matter has resolved successfully.

“No further comment will be made tonight on the operation, but I am grateful to the residents in proximity for their patience and cooperation. #OSCAR1”

Jasmine Heather Hills-Girling posted in a Facebook group named I come from Cobholm Island and I am proud of it: “Just got back from shop and saw it, plus riot van drove past heading Tesco way.”


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