BREAKING: Police helicopter scrambled in search of man with weapon

Police helicopter
Police helicopter

The police helicopter was scrambled to the skies over Bedford this morning in the hunt for a man spotted wielding a weapon.

The black-and-yellow helicopter hovered over the town centre for about twenty minutes.

A Bedfordshire Police spokeswoman said: “We were called at approximately 11.15am this morning to reports of a man with what the caller believed to be a weapon, in Ashburnham Road, Bedford.

“A search ensued but the man wasn’t found and enquiries are on-going.”