‘Armed police’ swoop in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 09:52 03 October 2013 | UPDATED: 12:24 03 October 2013


‘ARMED police’ were seen in the Hilltop area of Hatfield this morning.

Officers were seen this morning (Thursday) at a newsagent in High View.

An onlooker said: “There’s a couple of PCSOs standing outside Martin’s and there’s a policeman standing outside not letting anybody in.

“There’s a couple of police inside the shop doing a search and one of them has just put on a mask.”

Another man said armed officers were on the scene at around 6.20am.

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokeswoman said: “We are investigating a robbery at a newsagents this morning on High View.”

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