Armed police respond to Lincoln woman's 'text threat'

Armed police in Lincoln have been called out after a woman said she had received a text message which contained a threat to shoot her.

Officers went to Beaufort Road in Glebe Park on Tuesday morning in response to a 999 call from the 22-year-old.

A few hours later a 50-year-old man was arrested in the Hemswell area in connection with the incident.

Police said a woman had reported receiving a "malicious communication making threats involving firearms".

The man is helping police with their inquires.

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