March 21, 2023 3.30 pm This story is over 15 months old

Armed police officers train guns on Lincoln house

Just hours after another armed operation

Update: Police have now arrested six people – read the latest here.

Pictures have emerged of a second armed police operation in Lincoln.

Part of Baggholme Road has been closed as officers train their guns on a property, according to eye witnesses.

The incident near Monks Road began around 2.30pm.

Baggholme Road was closed as armed police moved in | Photo: Ady Clarke

It comes just hours after two men were apparently arrested on Lincoln High Street. 

The planned operation saw undercover and armed officers search and then arrest two men while police dogs barked. 

It isn’t known if the two incidents are linked or part of a wider operation by the police force.

Update: Lincolnshire Police have issued a statement on the incidents

“Specially trained armed officers have carried out the arrest of four men in High Street, Lincoln as part of an ongoing operation earlier today (21 March).

“There was no threat the general public and the men were detained without incident.

“They were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cannabis and remain in police custody.

“Armed officers are also conducting enquiries at a property in Baggholme Road today.”

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