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Suspected shotguns were lumps of wood
4:59pm Friday 8th February 2013 in News
POLICE were called to reports of a man armed with shotguns in Queen Street, Colchester.
Concerns were raised at about 3pm today with rumours of an armed man in the town centre spreading.
Police tracked down the suspect in a car but found the shotguns were acutally two lumps of wood.
It is being treated as a mistaken call with good intent.