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Appeal after man spotted with shotgun

Armed officers in Douglas search

Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of a man carrying a shotgun near a busy Douglas supermarket this morning.

Armed officers searched the area around Bridge Road and Lake Road at around 8am after reports from the public the man was carrying the gun under one arm, partially covered with a bin-bag.

He’s described as being in his early 50’s, balding with grey hair, wearing a dark jacket and trousers with a backpack.

If you have any information about the incident you can contact police on 631212 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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