Revolver recovered by police after Wisbech incident

A revolver was recovered by police after an incident in Wisbech.

Thursday, 20th October 2016, 12:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 5:23 pm
Recovered weapons. Photo: Cambridgeshire police

Police were called at just before 3pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, October 19) with reports of violence in Church Terrace, Wisbech.

A spokeswoman said: “A 52-year-old man from Wisbech was arrested on suspicion of affray and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place. He was taken to the Police Investigation Centre (PIC) in King’s Lynn where he remains at this time.”

A post on the Policing Wisbech Facebook page read: “We have recovered a number of items during an incident that ended in Prospect Place, Wisbech

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“The BCH firearms unit assisted officers during the incident.

“A Revolver handgun was also recovered and has been checked. It is not an active firearm.”