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Ipswich: Man arrested in police helicopter and armed response manhunt is bailed

15:03 28 April 2014

Police arrest man after reported gun sighting

Police arrest man after reported gun sighting


A man who was arrested yesterday in Ipswich following a police manhunt including the police helicopter has been bailed.

The 49-year-old from Ipswich was detained near McGinty’s pub on suspicion of criminal damage and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre but was today bailed until May 7.

Yesterday at 4.30pm a member of the public reported seeing a man walking towards the Buttermarket holding a gun. Police sent units including an armed response team and a helicopter to search the town before making the arrest near McGinty’s.

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