Armed police cordoned off a block of flats in Arnold, Nottinghamshire today (12 September) following reports of a man wielding a gun.
The incident happened at Jacobs Court shortly after midday. The building was evacuated by residents and 3 local schools were put on lockdown so that no one could enter or leave the buildings. Members of the public were also advised to avoid the area.
A man was later detained by police in connection with the incident under the Mental Health Act.