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Man arrested following vehicle pursuit

June 8, 2019
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Officers were called to Orchard Street, Newthorpe, in Eastwood, at around 9.30am on 8 June 2019 following a concern for a man's safety.

Following a vehicle pursuit,  a 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, along with a number of driving offences.

Weapons were recovered from the vehicle.  The man has been taken to Queen's Medical Centre for treatment as a precautionary measure.

The incident caused some temporary disruption to road users.

A full understanding of the surrounding circumstances is not yet known as the police investigation has only just commenced.

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