Man carrying firearm arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill

Police are investigating after a Norwich butchers was targeted. Picture: Denise Bradley

Police are investigating after a Norwich butchers was targeted. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

A man armed with a firearm has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in an incident in a village near Dereham.Police, including armed units, were called to an address in Watton Road, Shipdham shortly after 9.40am on Friday following reports a man had made verbal threats to another man.

A man armed with a firearm has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in an incident in a village near Dereham.

Police, including armed units, were called to an address in Watton Road, Shipdham shortly after 9.40am on Friday following reports a man had made verbal threats to another man.

He had been seen in possession of a firearm.

Officers arrested a man in his 40s on suspicion of threats to kill and was taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre.

He has since been released on bail until April 14.

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