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Police search in Southampton after reports of armed man
10:50am Monday 21st October 2013 in News
POLICE scoured a city centre park in Southampton after reports of a suspicious man carrying a weapon.
Shoppers looked on as officers hunted for clues in East Park yesterday morning after the man was sighted in the Guildhall Square area.
But despite a number of officers carrying out a search which lasted for several hours, no weapon was found.
A police spokesman said: “There was a report of a suspicious man in the Guildhall Square area of Southampton.
“It was reported that he may have a weapon.
“Officers were deployed and a search of the area was carried out.
“No weapons were found and no arrests were made.”
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