Drama as police swoop on car in South Ockendon after firearm fear


THERE were dramatic scenes in South Ockendon on Thursday night after a police swooped on a driver who they suspected had a firearm.

Essex Police stopped and surrounded a car close to Foyle Drive just after 8pm.

An Essex Police spokesperson said: “Police received information a firearm was seen and stopped a vehicle.

“They checked the car and the occupant.

“No firearm was found and no further action was taken”.

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