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.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Sidmouth Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Sidmouth Herald