Armed police investigate Corby 'firearms’ report

The ‘firearm’ was spotted last night

Monday, 9th May 2022, 11:43 am

Police officers who were called to the sighting of a firearm in Corby last night (Sunday, May 8) are continuing their enquiries.

Firearms officers, dogs and a helicopter searched the area near Gainsborough Road and the Burghley Drive underpasses.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: “We received reports last night that a firearm had been seen in the Gainsborough Road area at about 6.40pm.

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Police are investigating

“Firearms officers were deployed and a search carried out but no-one was found.

“Enquiries are ongoing this morning.”