Two men released after firearms incident in Thetford

14:36 02 January 2013

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A 24-year-old man has been released on police bail after being arrested on suspicion of a firearms offence, possession of drugs and causing affray following an incident in Thetford.

A 23-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of causing affray has been released with no further action to be taken.

Police were called a disturbance on Maine Street at 5.40am on January 1 when two men were making threats to one another.

The pair went into a house and an armed unit was called along with police negotiators.

It ended at about 9.30am and nobody was hurt.

An imitation gun and a knife were recovered after the incident.

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