Armed police make two arrests after firearm and other weapons allegedly brandished near Upper Street

Laycock Street. Picture: Google Street View

Laycock Street. Picture: Google Street View - Credit: Archant

Armed police were scrambled to Laycock Street yesterday afternoon after a witness reported seeing people wielding a gun and other weapons.

Officers then to travelled Allerton Street, where they stopped a vehicle and arrested a man, of unknown age, on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

But cops didn't recover a gun.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson added: "At 5.30pm a second male - no further details - was arrested on suspicion of affray and dangerous driving in Rotherfield Court.

"Both males remain in custody."

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Police aren't aware of anyone being hurt in connection to these incidents. The investigation is ongoing.

Did you see what happened? Call Lucas at the Gazette 07785 616244 or email

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