Police officers from Chiltern and South Bucks have joined together with the British Transport Police to conduct a weapon sweep in Beaconsfield today.

Residents have been advised that there will be a larger police presence in Beaconsfield today than normal as the operation is carried out.

Thames Valley Police Chiltern and South Bucks tweeted earlier this morning: “Please don’t be alarmed by a larger police presence today.

“We are conducting a weapon sweep in Beaconsfield and the surrounding areas with the British Transport Police”

Thames Valley Police have been approached for further details about the operation.