Cumbria Police arrest four men in firearm probe

Four men have been arrested in connection with firearms offences in Carlisle.

A 28-year-old from Workington was arrested at the railway station on Wednesday night, after police received information that he had a gun.

On Thursday two men, aged 50 and 21, were arrested in Leeds, and a 23-year-old was held in the West Yorkshire area.

They are being held on suspicion of conspiracy to possess a firearm.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: "We take any reports or information about firearms very seriously."

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