Police advise residents of Rothbury to remain indoors

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Police are advising people in the Rothbury area to remain indoors while the hunt for gunman Raoul Moat continues.

Marksmen are searching buildings, woods and fields in and around the town, amid fears that the former bouncer fled on foot after abandoning his car in Rothbury, Northumberland.

In a news conference Ch Supt Mark Dennett stressed the need for people to remain indoors while the hunt continued.

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