Armed police called to a former care home in Huntingdon

Ringshill Care Home, Huntingdon

Ringshill Care Home, Huntingdon - Credit: Archant

Armed police were called to a former care home in Huntingdon after reports that a man was seen carrying a weapon at the site.

Multiple police units were dispatched to the Ringshill care home premises, in Sallowbush Road, at about 3pm on February 5.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “We were called to the former Ringshill care home in Sallowbush Road, Huntingdon, to reports of people inside the building, one of whom appeared to be carrying a weapon. Due to the nature of the call, multiple police units were dispatched to the site.”

The spokesman said that two men were subsequently arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Ringshill closed its doors in 2017.

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