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Police swoop on gun-wielding Sidcup man believed to have mental health problems

PUBLISHED: 09:36 02 July 2013 | UPDATED: 09:36 02 July 2013

Armed police reportedly swooped on a gun-wielding man in Sidcup believed to have mental health problems last week.

Police, London Ambulance Service and an armed police unit were sent but no firearms were found and there were no arrests made. The road was closed for approximately an hour.

The 41-year-old man was taken to hospital with suspected mental health issues.


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