People told to 'stay away from windows' after gunman spotted

Residents have been evacuated and told to 'stay away from windows' after a gunman was spotted in east London.

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People told to 'stay away from windows' after gunman spotted

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Residents have been evacuated and told to 'stay away from windows' after a gunman was spotted in Havering, east London.

Anyone living in Snowdrop and Bluebell Court is being evacuated to South Street Community Centre due to a "serious incident".

A man was threatening to shoot himself at a home in Plough Court, Broadis Way in Rainham.

Officers from the Firearms Command and Explosive Officers attended the scene.

The London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade were also in attendance.

Residents have been evacuated as a precaution.

– Met Police spokesman

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