A SEARCH for a person with a shotgun has been conducted after reports of a disturbance in Rhyl.

The incident is believed to have happened in the early hours of the morning, at a building in John Street.

A flat search is being carried out this morning. Eyewitnesses have said armed police have been at the scene.

One eye-witnesses told the Journal: "They (police) stated there had been a report of a disturbance in a building in John street.

"Then they had a report that the person had a shot gun."

North Wales Police tweeted: "John Street, #Rhyl, is now open. We were dealing with a threat made to an individual in the area.

"No one has been hurt and no arrests made. If you saw any suspicious activity in the area."

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Wales Police on 101. Ref W123342