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Ipswich: Man accused of making threats with a shotgun arrested in Ancaster Road

PUBLISHED: 17:13 19 June 2014 | UPDATED: 18:14 19 June 2014

Police pursuit between Ipswich and Whatfield

Police pursuit between Ipswich and Whatfield

A man accused of making threats with a shotgun has been arrested by police in Ipswich.

The suspect was stopped by officers in the Ancaster Road area at around 4pm today in relation to alleged threats made last night.

Suffolk Constabulary received reports from a man in the West Meadows area at around 6.50pm yesterday claiming he had been threatened “with what may have been a shotgun”.

Investigations are ongoing, a police spokesman said.

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