Whitehaven gun incident man arrested

A man was arrested and an air rifle recovered following a disturbance in Whitehaven, Cumbria.

Officers were called to Meadow View at 07:45 BST after reports that an armed man was threatening workmen from his house.

The surrounding area was sealed off for more than two-and-a-half hours as a precaution.

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a public place, and later bailed.

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