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Watch armed police search Bristol block of flats after two arrested

Two people were arrested following an armed police raid on a Bristol block of flats.

Officers armed with firearms raided the property in Vincent Close, Lawrence Weston, on Wednesday (March 27) morning.

Footage taken by Bristol Live shows officers on foot at the scene, as well as in the stairwell of a nearby residential building.

Armed police closed the road to carry out their raid.

Two people were subsequently arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.

A search is underway at a property in Lawrence Weston today, Wednesday 27 March.

The road was closed briefly for specialist officers to enter the property at about 9.30am.

Officers are carrying out a warrant from Bristol Magistrates under the Firearms Act.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.

The search continues. Local beat managers and PCSOs are in the area today to offer reassurance and talk to local residents about today’s police activity.

– Avon and Somerset Police