Arrest after reports of gunman in King’s Lynn

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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A man was arrested after armed officers were called to reports of a gunman in King’s Lynn.

Officers rushed to the Fairstead Estate, near the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, on Wednesday afternoon, after reports that a man had been seen in a car with a gun.

A spokesman said: “Armed officers were deployed and investigations led police to a property on Freiston, on the Fairstead Estate.”

One man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody. No weapon has so far been recovered.

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