‘Firearms incident’ in Axminster – police urge witnesses to come forward

Police have confirmed they are investigating a suspected firearms incident in Axminster and have appealed for information.

A spokesperson said the matter was initially reported late last night (August 23), at around 10.15pm. An investigation is ongoing.

Residents reported a police presence in the vicinity of a lane near the allotments in the town.

Police say this is an isolated incident.

The spokesperson pointed out: “No parties were injured in this incident.

“If anyone has witnessed or heard anything related to this incident, please contact Devon and Cornwall Police.”

Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting log 1088 23/08/2019 or call crime stoppers 0800 555 111.N

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