UPDATE: Police search for two men believed to have been carrying knives

Police helicopter searching for man in Braintree

Police helicopter searching for man in Braintree

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Police have carried out a widespread search following reports that two men were carrying knives.

The force helicopter assisted with a search after a call came in shortly before 5pm.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "Police were contacted following reports that two men were in possession of knives in Rayne Road, Braintree.

"Officers attended the scene and carried out a search of the area with the assistance of the helicopter.

"Following a series of stop and search checks on a handful of people, including two men at Witham train station, no-one was found to be in possession of any knives."

 

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