Another Lincolnshire Highlights news story…
Police descended on a home in a village near Boston and arrested a man on suspicion of firearm offences.
Residents were told to stay in their properties as the drama unfolded in Haven Bank, New York, just before 6pm on Monday, September 9.
Lincolnshire Police later confirmed the incident had been resolved and that officers had arrested a man “on suspicion of offences relating to the use of a firearm“.
A police spokesman initially issued this statement: “Officers are currently dealing with an incident at a property in the Haven Bank area of New York, near Boston.
“We are advising residents to remain in their property as a precaution while we deal with this incident.
“This was reported to us at 5.50pm.”
The force provided this update at 8.10pm: “The incident has now been fully resolved, there are no ongoing public safety concerns and a local man has been arrested on suspicion of offences relating to the use of a firearm.
“No members of the public, or officers have been injured and local residents are free to resume as normal.”
The spokesman added: “We would like to thank the public for their cooperation.”