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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