Search

Late-night arrest after man spotted with gun

PUBLISHED: 14:44 26 April 2018 | UPDATED: 14:44 26 April 2018

An arrest has been made following reports of a man seen carrying a gun in Lowestoft. photo: Google.

An arrest has been made following reports of a man seen carrying a gun in Lowestoft. photo: Google.

Archant

A Lowestoft man has been arrested following reports of a person seen carrying a gun in the town.

At 10.45 last night police received reports of that a man “carrying what appeared to be a firearm” in the Weston Road area.

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said: “Police were immediately dispatched and located a man at an address nearby.

“A 45-year-old man from Lowestoft was arrested in connection with the incident and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation centre for questioning.

“He remains in custody at this time.”

Police officers conducted a search at the property but no firearm was located.

Most Read

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Latest from the EDP

Show Job Lists

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 8°C

Listen to the latest weather forecast