Armed police find firearm in Ipswich kidnap arrest

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A 25-year-old man has been arrested in Wherstead Road in Ipswich on suspicion of kidnap and is being questioned by detectives

Armed police have arrested a man on suspicion of kidnapping a woman who was allegedly held against her will in a house.

Suffolk Police was called to Wherstead Road in Ipswich at 05:30 GMT after concerns were raised for the safety of a woman in her 20s.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of kidnap and is being questioned by detectives.

A firearm found at the scene has been taken away for forensic testing.

A police spokesman said the man and the woman are believed to have known each other.

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