Armed officers called to Derbyshire village after man 'fired gun near another man'

Armed police descended on a Derbyshire village after reports a man 'fired a gun near another man'.

Saturday, 14th September 2019, 5:10 pm
Dale Abbey in Erewash. Pic: Google Images.

Armed officers were called to Dale Abbey in Erewash at around 5.25pm yesterday (Friday, September 13), reports the Derby Telegraph.

A Derbyshire Police spokeswoman said it received reports that 'a man had fired a gun near another man'.

And several residents said they saw a 'large number' of armed officers in the village yesterday.

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Dale Abbey in Erewash. Pic: Google Images.

A man in his 60s was later arrested in connection with the incident.

Police said officers also seized a firearm.

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