Lamerton firearms suspect questioned by police

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

Police are continuing to question a 37-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of threatening people with a firearm in a Devon village.

Armed officers and negotiators were called to a house in Lamerton, near Tavistock, on Tuesday afternoon.

The area was cordoned off until the man surrendered to police at about 1930 BST.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a toy gun and an air rifle had been recovered from the property.

A spokesperson said some of the witnesses who had contacted police were children.

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