Gunfire alert in Ipswich centre

YOUTHS firing a BB gun into the air caused police armed response units and a police helicopter to descend on Ipswich town centre.Worried callers to Suffolk police reported sightings of four youths walking through the town centre and one of them firing a gun into the air at around 7.

YOUTHS firing a BB gun into the air caused police armed response units and a police helicopter to descend on Ipswich town centre.

Worried callers to Suffolk police reported sightings of four youths walking through the town centre and one of them firing a gun into the air at around 7.30pm tonight.

Two armed response units went to the scene to search the area and came across a group of youths in Tavern Street and after a search a BB gun was found.

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