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Man arrested in Co Antrim after gun reports

A man has been arrested in Co Antrim after reports that a person was armed with a gun

Police in Co Antrim have arrested a 30-year-old man after receiving reports that a person was armed with a gun.

The incident took place in the Albert Place area of Ballymena at around 8.30pm on Friday, July 10.

Inspector Aaron Brown said: “Officers attended and arrested the man on suspicion of carrying an imitation firearm in a public place, possessing an article with a blade or point in a public place and handling stolen goods.

“He remains in custody at this time assisting with our enquiries."

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