Wisbech man, 48, arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear

PUBLISHED: 13:27 06 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:27 06 July 2017

A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in Wisbech yesterday afternoon.

A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in Wisbech yesterday afternoon.

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A 48-year-old Wisbech man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm yesterday afternoon.

Man arrested after armed police called to Norwich Road, WisbechMan arrested after armed police called to Norwich Road, Wisbech

It comes after heavily armed officers were called to arrest a man near the centre of Wisbech.

The drama happened on Norwich Road on Wednesday afternoon, near the junction with the busy A1101 Churchill Road.

Cambridgeshire police said: “We were called at 2.45 to reports of suspicious circumstances in Norwich Road, Wisbech.

“A 48-year-old man from Wisbech was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear and was taken to the Kings Lynn Police Investigation Centre where he remains.”


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