BREAKING NEWS: Man pushed into car at gun point report- Sidmouth

PUBLISHED: 14:10 31 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:50 18 June 2010

POLICE were called to Sidmouth today (Friday) following reports that a man was forced into a car at gun point. Officers were called to Manstone Avenue at 11.20am and the police helicopter was scrambled to the scene.

POLICE were called to Sidmouth today (Friday) following reports that a man was forced into a car at gun point.

Officers were called to Manstone Avenue at 11.20am and the police helicopter was scrambled to the scene.

However a police spokesperson said after investigating the incident it quickly became clear the man had got into the car voluntarily.

He said: "We responded to the report but quickly ascertained that was not the case. It appears to be a civil matter and the police log has been closed.

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