Armed police surround Derbyshire slaughterhouse

A closed off road
Image caption Police closed off the area around a slaughterhouse in south Derbyshire early on Tuesday

Armed police surrounded a slaughterhouse after reports a drunk man may have been wielding a firearm.

A 59-year-old man was arrested in Foston, Derbyshire, at about 05:30 BST on suspicion of possession of a firearm with the intent to cause fear of violence.

Officers put up a cordon around the rural abattoir and a search of the area is under way.

Derbyshire police said nobody was hurt in the operation.

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