Armed police and helicopter seen after reports of man with firearm

A man has been arrested after a person was seen with a “knife and firearm” in Maldon, Essex.

Police were called at around 5.55pm yesterday (Sunday, August 30) with reports that a man had been attacked by another man, who was possibly in possession of a knife and a firearm.

Officers continued searching for the suspect and today managed to arrest a 26-year-old man from Felsted.

He has been arrested on suspicion of assault following a domestic-related incident at an address near to Fambridge Road.

He remains in custody for questioning.

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