May 13, 2019 11.49 am This story is over 30 months old

Police arrest man ‘carrying a gun’ on street

Police closed off a road in the town to deal with the incident

Police arrested a man who was spotted reportedly carrying “a gun” in Spalding.

Officers arrested the suspect on suspicion of possession of a firearm after closing off the A151 Winsover Road area to investigate reports.

Sightings were called in to the force at 9.32am on Monday, May 13.

Lincolnshire Police have not yet been able to confirm what the item in the man’s pocket was, if was a gun, or if it was a replica.

There are no reports of threats having been made or any injuries.

Anyone with information is being asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 107 of May 13.

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