Over the border: Firearms officers at incident in Epping
Crime / Sat 5th Aug 2023 at 09:48am
OFFICERS responding to a concern for safety report in Epping this evening (Friday) have made an arrest.
Police were called to an address in Chapel Road, Epping following the concern for safety of a man at around 4pm on Friday, 4 August.
Officers, including firearms officers supported Essex Fire and Rescue and the ambulance service with a fast response.
Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of threats to cause criminal damage and he remains in custody.
Chief Inspector Tina Cooper said “We appreciate that this large emergency services response would have caused concern for residents.
“This was an isolated incident which we worked quickly to contain.
“A man has been arrested and officers will remain in the area to continue enquiries.”