Man, 43, arrested after Birchwood firearm incident

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A local man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm following an incident in the Birchwood estate yesterday.

The incident happened at around 7.35pm on Sunday, October 15 at the Hicksons garage on Birchwood Avenue.

A man reportedly went into the garage with an imitation gun.

No demands or threats were reported to have been made and no one was injured.

A 43-year-old Lincoln man was later arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

He remains in police custody at the time of writing.

Police are dealing with this under incident number 413 of October 15.