Men arrested by armed police in Peterborough released without charge

Armed police arrest a man in Lincoln Road, Peterborough

Armed police arrest a man in Lincoln Road, Peterborough

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Two men arrested by armed police officers in Lincoln Road, Peterborough yesterday (Monday) have been released without charge.

A 22-year-old man and a 26-year-old man were arrested after a member of the public reported seeing a firearm in a black Renault Megane at about 3.20pm in Cambridge Avenue, Millfield.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said the 22-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession class B drugs and on suspicion of a firearms offence, while the 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of class B drugs.

The police spokesman said both men were released with no further action to be taken against them.