Arrest after man spotted with handgun in Co Down town
A 29-year-old man has been arrested and a number of weapons seized following an incident in Killinchy overnight.
Inspector Mark Stewart said: “At around 1.30am we received a report that a male carrying what was described as a firearm had been spotted in the area of New Line Crescent.
"Local officers, supported by armed response colleagues, responded and detained a male matching the description. A number of knives and a handgun, believed to be a blank firing pistol, were subsequently seized.
"The arrested male remains in custody this morning assisting us with our enquiries.”
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