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Armed police attend reports of a 'gunshot' in Pelican Lane

Basingstoke man arrested for assault

Charlotte Booth

Charlotte Booth

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THAMES Valley Police were called to report of a gunshot in Pelican Lane this afternoon (Thursday).

An armed response unit was sent to the area. 

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: "I can confirm that there was no firearm. It was a domestic incident and there was no risk to the wider public."

A 28-year-old man from Basingstoke was arrested on suspicion of assault.

Speenhamland Primary School made the decision to hold their pupils in the school as a precaution until the police had left the area. 

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