Man in Spalding arrested for suspected firearms offence after reports of gun in pocket

A man was arrested in Spalding after reports of a gun in a person’s pocket.

The man was taken into custody after police closed the A151, Winsover Road, between the St Thomas Road and Swan Street junctions to both vehicles and pedestrians.

Armed police

Armed police

A large police presence was sent to the town centre after reports at 9.32am of a man with what looked like a gun in his pocket.

Police said there were no reports of threats made or injuries.

The road was re-opened after the man was arrested.

No further information has currently been released.