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Police called to reports of drunken, armed man at abattoir

A 59-year-old man has been arrested in rural Derbyshire Credit: PA

A man has been arrested by police outside an abattoir in Derbyshire after reports that he was drunk and armed with a gun.

Police were called to Foston at 5:20am, and they arrested a 59-year-old man just after 7am.

Officers were responding to reports that the man had been making threats, and that he was believed to have a gun. Nobody was hurt in the incident and police are still at the scene.


Police seek victim after Alfreton street attack

Officers were called out after reports a man had been punched Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police investigating an alleged assault in an Alfreton street say they want the victim to come forward.

Officers were called to Institute Lane at about 8.35pm on Saturday (9 May) to reports a man had been punched.

A 15-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Detectives also want to speak to any witnesses who may have seen anything.


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