The police helicopter was out last night searching for a suspect in Torquay.
Messages sent in to Spotted Torquay on Facebook stated that there were armed police in the Plainmoor area.
The Exeter-airport based National Police Air Service (NPAS) was launched at 7.40pm and was seen flying low in the Plainmoor, Upton and Ellacombe areas of Torquay.
1940- attended Torquay for a suspect from an earlier incident sited however area search no trace
— NPAS Exeter (@NPAS_Exeter) January 30, 2015
The helicopter did not find the suspect and left the area.
There have been various reports on social media about details of the incident. None have been confirmed.