Armed officers descend on Hayling Island caravan park after reports of gunman

Eastoke Avenue. Picture: Google Images
Eastoke Avenue. Picture: Google Images
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ARMED police officers searched roads near a caravan park in Hayling Island last night after reports of a gunman. 

Officers were called in at just before 8pm after calls about a man chasing two other people with a gun on Eastoke Avenue.

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A police spokeswoman said: 'We were called at 7.55pm on Wednesday August 21 to a report of a man chasing two other people with a gun on Eastoke Avenue, Hayling Island.

'Armed officers were deployed to the area and located a man, who was transported to hospital for a mental health assessment. No gun was located.'

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