Armed police and dog units have surrounded Bishop's Stortford residential road

Armed police and dog units have been seen swarming a residential area this morning. Witnesses report that a heavy police presence descended on Russell Francis Way in Bishop’s Stortford earlier today (Wednesday June 19). Onlookers say they battered down a door at around 5.45am.

Witnesses to the incident say that six police vehicles carrying around 15 officers are on the street. A dog and unmarked police vehicles are also in attendance. Police are reportedly still at the scene dealing with the incident.

Hertfordshire Constabulary have been contacted for a comment. A resident, who wishes to remain anonymous told Essex Live : “I was woken up to lots of dogs barking, I saw two big police vans, two marked cars and two unmarked cars outside a property on the street. “There were about 15 police officers, they smashed a door in.

“It’s usually very quiet around here, I never really see police about.” At around 8.15am a recovery truck turned up at the property and residents reported that a black Range Rover being loaded onto the back of it. Stay in the know with CambridgeshireLive.

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