Hand drill sparks armed police call out
- Credit: copyright ARCHANT 2017
Police have said no further action will be taken against a Great Yarmouth man after he was arrested in an incident which saw armed officers deployed.
The man was arrested on Monday after police were called to Marsh Road at about 5.25pm.
As part of the call-out police sent armed officers and a Norfolk Constabulary drone flew over the area as it was reported the man had a fire arm.
However the man was released from police custody today with Norfolk police saying no further action would be taken against him and the man only had a hand drill and said the incident was a neighbour dispute.
During Monday’s incident Chief Inspector Lou Provart posted from the police control on Twitter.
He said: “I have deployed the #Drone to assist with a #Firearms deployment in #Cobholm this evening.
“The matter has resolved successfully.
- 1 Hunted winner reveals show secrets in Instagram diary
- 2 Plea as ducklings routinely snatched by killer seagulls
- 3 Lifeboat crew rescues woman from Great Yarmouth river
- 4 'Historic' ground share agreement sealed for season
- 5 GP wished they could have done more for man found dead at home
- 6 Football club president is face known to thousand of Hippodrome fans
- 7 From classic cars to monster trucks - Wheels Festival draws thousands
- 8 Roadworks to know about in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston this week
- 9 Former BBC Three comedian coming to Gorleston venue
- 10 Hair salon on the hunt for local heroes to thank
“No further comment will be made tonight on the operation, but I am grateful to the residents in proximity for their patience and cooperation.”