Police arrest man on suspicion of possessing air weapon after incident in Eaton Socon this morning

Police Stock, Huntingdon. police car

Police Stock, Huntingdon. police car - Credit: Archant

A man in his 20s from the St Neots area has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an air-weapon in a public place after an incident in Eaton Socon this morning.

Police Stock, Huntingdon. police car

Police Stock, Huntingdon. police car - Credit: Archant

He is currently in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.

Armed police were called at about 9.30am this morning (Thursday) after recieving reports of a man carrying a suspected firearm in Marchioness Way, Eaton Socon. Officers attended and a firearm, believed to be an air rifle, was recovered.