Armed police and dog units in Bishop's Stortford have surrounded a residential street

Police have descended on a residential street with dog units. Officers swarmed Russell Francis Way in Bishop’s Stortford and residents watched them batter down a door at around 5.45am today (June 19). According to witnesses, six police vehicles carrying around 15 officers are on the street.

A dog unit and both marked and unmarked police vehicles are also at the scene.

There is a large police presence at the scene

A resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, said: “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 was about 15 police officers, they smashed a door in.

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“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.

Armed police and dog units in Bishop's Stortford have surrounded a residential streetA car was taken away on a recovery truck

The incident is still ongoing, with a number of police vehicles and officers still at the property.

Hertfordshire Constabulary has been contacted for a comment.

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