Lancashire

Armed officers surround suspected gunman in Lancashire

Armed police have surrounded a house near Preston where a man is believed to have access to firearms.

Armed officers were called to the building on Kingsfold Drive, Penwortham shortly after 10:00 GMT along with a team of police negotiators.

No-one else is at the property and none of the nearby buildings has been evacuated.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said their aim was to bring the matter to peaceful end.

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