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Man arrested in Kendal on suspicion of possession of a firearm

The incident happened in Kendal Credit: ITV Border

A man has been arrested in Kendal on suspicion of possession of a firearm and theft.

Armed police were deployed to the town centre at 3pm on Sunday 24 June following reports of a man carrying a suspected handgun.

A 26-year-old man remains in police custody.

There was no perceived threat to the public.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should call 101.