Gunman on the run in Switzerland after shooting two police officers

Gunman on the run in Switzerland after shooting two police officers

A police roadblock in Rehetobel after the shooting (Credit: Twitter @fm1today)

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Swiss authorities are hunting a man who shot two police officers this morning in northern Switzerland.

The attack took place in the northern municipality of Rehetobel - the condition of the officers is not currently known and no details have been released regarding the severity of their injuries.. 

Police have been confirmed to have tracked the gunman down at 12:30 CET, 11:30 UK time. 

They've reassured the public that "there is no danger to the population", because "this is not a terrorist act."

More information on this as it develops.