Armed police called to argument involving BB gun

Armed police were called to the scene in Long Melford following reports of an argument Picture: STU

Armed police were called to the scene in Long Melford following reports of an argument Picture: STUART POOLE - Credit: STUART POOLE

Armed police were called to an argument between neighbours involving a firearm in a Suffolk village.

Police retrieved a BB gun from the scene and one man was arrested Picture: STUART POOLE

Police retrieved a BB gun from the scene and one man was arrested Picture: STUART POOLE - Credit: STUART POOLE

Officers from Suffolk police were called to Little St Mary’s in the village around 9.20pm Saturday, June 20.

Pictures showed a number of police cars, including a dog unit and armed officers near to the fire station.

A constabulary spokesman said armed officers were deployed after they received reports that an argument involving neighbours had broken out, involving what was believed to have been a firearm.

On arrival, officers retrieved the gun – which turned out to be a BB gun – and arrested one man at the scene.


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The spokesman confirmed no one received any injuries as a result of the incident and that there were “no further issues”.

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