Police close off Verdant Lane in Hither Green after reports of suspect with firearm (From News Shopper)
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Police close off Verdant Lane in Hither Green after reports of suspect with firearm
POLICE have closed off Verdant Lane in Hither Green after reports of a suspect with a firearm.
Officers from the Met’s firearm’s unit attended the scene after police were called to a disturbance in the road at 3.33pm.
No firearm was found but two people have been arrested for affray and criminal damage, one for affray and one for possession of drugs.
A Lewisham police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 15:33 hours to a disturbance at Verdant Lane SE6 on October 8.
“Police were advised that a suspect was in possession of a weapon, possibly a firearm.
“Local units and officers from the MPS Firearm's unit attended.
“Road closures were put in place. No firearm was found."
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