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Incident in Braunstone Town: Police Respond to Firearm Discharge

Earlier today, police responded to an incident in Braunstone Town after receiving reports of a firearm discharge. The incident occurred shortly before 10:00 on Tuesday, June 4.

Armed Officers Deployed for Public Safety

In the interest of public safety, armed officers were swiftly deployed to The Glade in Braunstone Town. Their prompt response ensured that no injuries were reported despite the seriousness of the situation.

Incident In Braunstone Town: Police Respond To Firearm Discharge

Suspect in Custody

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. Authorities are conducting further investigations to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Abandoned Vehicle Located

As part of their inquiries, officers discovered an abandoned vehicle in the vicinity. As a precautionary measure, a cordon has been established, and several properties have been evacuated.

Collaboration with Emergency Services

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service personnel are working closely with the police. Additionally, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team has been contacted to assess the situation.

Road Closures and Advisory

Several road closures remain in effect around The Glade. Both pedestrians and motorists are advised to avoid the area until further notice.

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