Dorset

Swindon man held over Dorset Lexus gunman reports

A man has been arrested by armed police after reports a gunman was seen driving through Bournemouth.

Officers were called to the Lansdowne area at about 1015 BST.

A silver Lexus car was stopped and a 26-year-old man from Swindon was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm. He is in custody.

Bath Road in Bournemouth was closed during the incident. Dorset Police said no shots were fired and no-one was injured.

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