Here's why you might hear shots fired in York tonight

An officer on firearms training.
An officer on firearms training.

North Yorkshire Police has told the public not to be alarmed by firearms training in York tonight.

In a tweet, the force said: "Our Firearms Unit will be conducting training exercises in the #Fulford area of #York this evening.

"Please don’t be alarmed if you notice a lot of police activity or if you hear some noise for a short space of time."

Fulford is home to the Imphal Barracks