Great Yarmouth: Armed police called to reported burglary

Police were called to a property on Copperfield Avenue. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Armed police attended a property in Great Yarmouth this morning after receiving reports of a burglary.

A man, aged in his 20s, was seen inside the building on Copperfield Avenue with what appeared to be a firearm.

Officers from the Constabulary’s armed response units and police negotiators attended in an attempt to resolve the situation peacefully.

At 5:10am officers entered the property and the man was subsequently arrested and an air rifle was recovered.