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Sydenham 'woman with gun' closes Cheseman Street and Dartmouth Road
PARTS of Cheseman Street and Dartmouth Road in Sydenham were closed off this afternoon after reports of a woman carrying a gun.
Traffic was diverted from the scene at the junction with Dartmouth Road after police were called out at 11.48am.
Local officers and a firearms unit attended
A spokeswoman for Lewisham police said: "A woman in her 40s was arrested for possession of an imitation firearm and with intent to cause fear and violence and is currently in custody at a south London police station."
The road has since reopened.
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