Armed police in Corby street as police execute warrant

Officers were seen with their guns trained on a house in Great Oakley

Tuesday, 31st May 2022, 3:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st May 2022, 3:32 pm
An armed officer has his weapon lifted
An armed officer has his weapon lifted

A gun and drugs have been seized from a house in Corby this afternoon (Tuesday, May 31) after police executed a warrant in a quiet street.

Armed police and plain-clothed officers were spotted in Outfield Close, Great Oakley, at lunchtime, with one officer seen training his weapon on a property.

The Northants Telegraph paused its coverage to allow Northamptonshire Police to carry out their work in the residential area.

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Armed police in the Outfield Close/ Conyger Close area

A spokeswoman said: “This was a planned warrant executed at about 12.30pm in Outfield Close, Corby.

“As a result, a firearm and a quantity of drugs were recovered.

“The incident has now concluded and the public in the local area can be reassured that there is no risk to them as a result of the warrant. "

Anyone with concerns should contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or speak to a local officer.

Plain-clothed officers are among those on the scene in Great Oakley