Man 'aiming pistol at cats' in Melksham arrested

A 32-year-old man allegedly wandering around with a pistol and shooting at cats has been arrested in Wiltshire.

Armed officers were sent to Berryfield Park in Melksham at 07:30 BST and the man was later arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm.

Wiltshire Police said a number of imitation firearms had been seized from an address in the area.

Berryfield Lane was shut while the force dealt with the incident. The man remains in police custody.

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