Police have reported no injuries in what they are describing as a "firearms incident" in Exmouth last night.
At approximately 7.45pm on Saturday night armed police were called to reports of a man believed to be in possession of a gun in the Dinanway Park area of Exmouth.
Armed officers, the Dog Section and the Police Helicopter were despatched.
No arrests were made and there were no reports of any injuries.
Some residents in a block of flats were understood to have been evacuated, as reported by the Echo last night.