Police on the scene in Welwyn

PUBLISHED: 16:09 03 January 2018 | UPDATED: 18:08 03 January 2018

A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn.
Picture: Nina Morgan

A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn. Picture: Nina Morgan

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Police have been on the scene in Welwyn this afternoon and police tape has been put up in one road.

A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn.
Picture: Nina Morgan A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn. Picture: Nina Morgan

Members of the public have reported seeing a large number of officers in the Welwyn area today.

Eyewitnesses also say they saw armed police with a dog handler going through the graveyard at St Mary’s Church.

Fulling Mill Lane has also been blocked and police tape has been in place.

At about 3pm police were removing a dark blue car from Fulling Mill Lane, which appeared to have been left in an area of undergrowth.

A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn.
Picture: Nina Morgan A car is removed from the scene in Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn. Picture: Nina Morgan

Residents also commented on social media about a helicopter circling overheard.

•Updates to follow

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