A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested by armed police following a firearms raid.

"Around 20" police officers, some armed and wearing riot gear stormed an address in Landguard Road.

Two teens were dragged from a house at around 2.30pm on Wednesday.

After being pinned to the ground and handcuffed a 13-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

It came after emergency services received reports of a man carrying a gun at around 2.30pm yesterday.

Daily Echo:

Residents reported being scared and shocked as officers rushed to the scene.

They were “ordered to go inside” while a woman who wished to remain unnamed said how police aimed their guns at the house.

However, it was later revealed the firearm was believed to be a BB gun.

Daily Echo:

Both teenagers have since been released under investigation.

Police say enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with any information or who witnessed the incident is urged to contact police on 101 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.