November 19, 2021 2.00 pm

Man released without charge after air rifle found in Stamford

Police found no offences were committed

An air rifle has been recovered after armed police attended a property in Stamford on Thursday.

Lincolnshire Police received a call at 4.55pm on Thursday, November 18 reporting that a man had been seen holding an air rifle at an address on Radcliffe Road.

Armed police were deployed to the area and a 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an air weapon with intent to cause a fear of violence.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “Our investigation has now concluded and it has been established that no offences were committed. The man has been released with no further action.”

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