Armed officers called after reports of a man with firearm in Wellingborough

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Armed officers were called after reports of a man being in possession of a firearm and making threats.

Police were called to an address in Western Way, Wellingborough, at 12.20pm today.

Police officers, including armed response officers, and the police helicopter attended the address.

A cordon was put in place and officers went into the property and found a man who has been taken to hospital for treatment.

No weapons have been found at the address and no shots were fired.

A police spokesman said: “This was a fast-moving incident and I would like to thank people who were disrupted during our operation for their patience.”