PSNI taser man during arrest over suspected possession of gun

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.
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It happened in Lurgan on Monday evening

Police tasered a 50-year-old man during an arrest for suspicion of possession of a firearm or ammunition.

It happened on Princes Street in Lurgan on Monday.

The man remains in custody.

In a statement police said: "Specially trained firearms officers attended the incident and a Conducted Energy Device (CED) was deployed to prevent harm to the person and officers.

"As is normal procedure, the Police Ombudsman's Office has been informed of the incident."

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