Man arrested during armed police stop and search

Police are still on the scene of the incident

Police are still on the scene of the incident

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Epping Forest

Armed police arrested a van driver at gunpoint.

A grey van was stopped by two police cars and an unmarked car shortly before 4pm yesterday in Cartersfield Road, Waltham Abbey,

Armed officers were then seen pointing their weapons at the driver of the van before arresting him.

A witness also reported seeing police cars parked near Waltham Abbey cemetery in Sewardstone Road shortly before the incident.

Essex Police have provided no further information about the incident.

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