March 28, 2019 3.36 pm This story is over 32 months old

Armed police descend on Gainsborough street

The armed officers were deployed this afternoon

Armed police rushed to Gainsborough this afternoon in relation to an alleged assault from last night.

As previously reported, a man in his 20s was left with serious injuries after an assault on Scampton Way in Gainsborough at 10.43pm on Wednesday, March 27.

Officers were called to the incident and a man went to hospital for treatment.

Armed police have since been deployed to Ropery Road in Gainsborough during the afternoon of Thursday, March 28.

Police said the armed presence in is in relation to the assault from Wednesday night.

A 21-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Lincolnshire Police said: “We would like to thank the local community for their ongoing support and patience as we continue our investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 436 of March 27.

It can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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