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A14 reopens after police swoop on car in search of gun

The A14 was closed this afternoon after police swooped on a car believed to be carrying a gun.

Police were called at 3.10pm to reports of a vehicle 'passing at speed with a suspected firearm'.

Officers stopped the car and closed the westbound carriageway between junctions 42 and 43 while they searched the vehicle.

Police tape (stock image) (37209975)
Police tape (stock image) (37209975)

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: "Nothing untoward was found and the vehicle was free to go."

The road reopened at around 4pm.

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