UPDATE: Armed police make arrest in Scarborough after reports of man carrying a gun

A man arrested after armed police swooped on a Scarborough street has been released while enquiries continue.

Friday, 17th July 2020, 1:49 pm
Updated Friday, 17th July 2020, 1:52 pm

Armed officers were called to the town just after 4.30pm on Wednesday after reports of a man walking down a street holding a gun.

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Armed police swoop on Scarborough street after reports of man with gun

Officers attended a property on Albion Road where they found a BB gun.

Armed police were deployed.

A man was arrested and taken into police custody. He has since been released under investigation while the police's enquiries continue.

Anyone with information about the incident should call police via 101.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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