Helicopter search after '˜gunman' threatens Sompting family

Police helicopters searched the area for a '˜gunman' who threatened a Sompting family last night.


Police said they were informed that the family had received threatening phonecalls from someone known to them who claimed to have a gun, shortly before 11.30pm on Wednesday, September 21.

Armed officers attended to secure the property and ensure the safety of the family, police said.

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A police helicopter helped search the area for any trace of the suspect, but nothing was found, according to police.

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