LATEST: Haslingden man arrested on suspicion of firearm possession

POLICE surrounded a property in Haslingden last night after receiving reports of a man in possession of a firearm.

Officers were called at 7.10pm and said they put a ‘discreet containment’ around the property.

A spokesman said a man left the property at about 9.30pm and surrendered to officers.

A 50-year-old man from Haslingden has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and is currently in custody.


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