Lancaster man shotgun arrest

A Lancaster man armed with a shotgun has been arrested after police were spotted at Williamson Park.

Monday, 16th May 2016, 10:58 am
Updated Monday, 16th May 2016, 12:01 pm
Police and paramedics at Williamson Park on Sunday. Picture by Shane Ogley.

Police cars, undercover cars and paramedics were at Williamson Park last night (Sunday May 15) after receiving reports of a man with a shotgun in the area.

Police were called around 7.15pm. The man had been allegedly seen in the Stone Row Head area with a shotgun.

Officers attended the scene and later arrested a man in the Grimeshaw Lane area around 8.20pm.

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No injuries were reported.

A 43-year-old man from Lancaster was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace and possessing a shotgun with intent to cause fear of violence. He remains in custody.