Armed police were called to Gainsborough last night after reports of a man in possession of a weapon.
Lincolnshire Police were called to the Trinity Street area, with the junction of Southolme, after reports of a man with a weapon.
People reported seeing several police cars and armed police officers in the area.
A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police said: “This related to a report of a man being in possession of a weapon. All reports are taken seriously but in this case no weapon was found and no arrests were made."