Traffic held on A14 after “firearm” reportedly seen

The A14 at Bury St Edmunds was briefly closed to traffic after Police were called to an incident where a “firearm” was reportedly seen by a member of the public.

Police were called at just after 3:10pm, 24th June, after a report of vehicle being ‘driven at speed’ – the motorist reported seeing a ‘firearm’ of some description in the lap of an occupant of the vehicle.

Police attended and made a stop and searched of the vehicle and occupants. Traffic held between junction 42 and 43 whilst the search was carried out.

Officers found nothing suspect and the vehicle was free to go – traffic resumed at just after 4pm