Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Four Arrested after Men 'Seen with Gun'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Four Arrested after Men 'Seen with Gun'

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POLICE arrested four people after reports of men brandishing a gun and other weapons during a disturbance.

It is believed one man was targeted during the incident yesterday morning.

Special Operations officers were called just before 8.35am after reports of men with weapons on Dundee Lane, Ramsbottom.

Police swiftly responded and commenced a search of the area.

The incident is not believed to be linked to terrorism.

A rapid investigation by officers from GMP's Bury borough and Specialist Operations Branch resulted in three men being detained nearby in connection with the incident. A fourth man was arrested a short time later.

Detective Inspector Simon Edgington, of GMP's Bury Borough, said yesterday: "Earlier this morning we received a report of a disturbance involving weapons in Ramsbottom. …

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