Police helicopter search is launched after reports of ‘someone with a weapon’

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

Police have launched a search from the air after reports of someone wandering the streets of Bedford with a weapon.

A spokesman for Bedfordshire Police said officers were called to a field off the A6 near Bedford just before 11am today (Wednesday) but stressed that no-one has yet been spotted with a weapon.

She said: “Officers attended however no offender was located.”