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Dunmow: Teen 'seen with gun'
8:50am Friday 25th January 2013 in News
A teenager was reported to have been seen carrying a gun in the waistband of his trousers.
Police say he was seen in the area of Poplars in Dunmow at 3.50pm yesterday.
There have been no reports of the weapon being brandished or used.
Armed police searched the area and a police helicopter was launched.
The boy is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall, and aged about 15.
He was skinny and wore a grey tracksuit with his face partially covered with a scarf.
Police are aware of residents concerns in the area and have increase high visibility patrols.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dunmow police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.