Armed police make arrest after reports of a man with a firearm in Derbyshire

Officers were called to a property on Briar Gate in Long Eaton at 7.45am this morning to reports of a man with a firearm.

Armed officers were deployed to the scene along with negotiators.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm and is in police custody.

There have been rumours in the area that gun shots were fired, we can confirm that no shots were fired by officers or by the man under arrest.

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