A gunman armed with a sawn-off shotgun has taken hostages at a bowling alley in Nuneaton.
Warwickshire Police have confirmed they’re dealing with an ‘ongoing incident’ at Bermuda Park and are calling for people to steer clear of the area.
The man is believed to be brandishing a sawn-off shotgun and is taking hostages at MFA Bowl, situated within the leisure complex.
Correction: Man with sworn-off shotgun takes hostages at MFA Bowl, Nuneaton. Police lockdown area, No other news from the area yet @skynews
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One man tweeted:
Odeon Cinema in Nuneaton, Warwickshire on lockdown man inside has taken hostages. Police have closed the area.
Coventry and Warwickshire Air Ambulance have landed on St David’s Way and Warwickshire Police are moving the cordon.