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Two men arrested after armed police find handgun in vehicle near Chesterfield after pursuit

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Two men were arrested near Chesterfield last night after a handgun was found in a vehicle.

At about 11.45pm Derbyshire police received a report of a man allegedly in possession of a gun on Highfield Road in the Newbold area of Chesterfield.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: "Armed officers were deployed in pursuit of a car.

"A 26-year-old man and a 19-year-old man were arrested.

"A handgun was seized from the vehicle."