Armed police in Telford high street after reports of man with gun

Armed police descended on Dawley on after reports of a man with a gun.

Dawley High Street
Dawley High Street

The alarm was raised at 4pm and officers made their way to the High Street.

West Mercia Police said a group of men were spoken to but no weapons were found.

A spokesperson said there had been no risk to the public.

“I understand that it can be alarming when armed officers are deployed, however I would like to re-iterate that no firearms were located and there is no risk to the public, " the spokesperson said.

“We would like to thank the public for their patience."

Police said the 999 call was made with good intent.

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