Shots fired at RAF base as man attempts to ram through military checkpoint
Military personnel have shot and detained a man who tried to ram his way through a checkpoint at the entrance of an RAF base.
Suffolk Police were contacted at approximately 1.40pm today ( Monday December 18) to reports of a disturbance at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk.
The base was put into lockdown and units responded immediately.
Shots were fired by American service personnel and a man has been detained with cuts and bruises and taken into custody.
No other people have been injured as a result of the incident.
Suffolk Police remain on site.