Lowestoft: Man arrested after people threatened with crossbow at Nicholas Everitt Park bailed

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A man arrested after allegedly threatening people with a crossbow has been bailed.

Officers quizzed the 53-year-old man after receiving reports he was threatening people with a crossbow at Nicholas Everitt Park in Oulton Broad near Lowestoft.

The incident took place just after 8pm yesterday.

Police arrested the man, from Oulton Broad, and seized a crossbow and bolts.

He was taken in to custody at Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where he was interviewed.

He has now been bailed to return to police on September 12.