Man arrested in Devon over 'firearm threat'

Armed police at scene
Image caption Police cordoned off the area around the scene

A man aged in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of threatening people with a firearm at a Devon village.

Police were called to a small estate on the outskirts of Lamerton near Tavistock at about 1700 BST.

About 12 officers including armed police and negotiators were at the scene, which was cordoned off by police.

South Western Ambulance Service also attended but no-one was reported to have been injured in the incident.

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