Heneage Rd incident update 59yr man still in custody
59yr male still in custody helping with enquiries.
A 59-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent following an incident in Heneage Road #Grimsby, last night.
We were called at 7.30pm following reports of a man with what was believed to be a small black hand gun.
Armed officers were quickly dispatched to the area and recovered a small Airsoft gun.
A man was arrested at the scene and remains in our custody, assisting us with our enquiries.
Supt Joanne Roe said: “I’d like to thank everyone who got in touch with us. We understand that incidents of this kind are concerning for the wider community.
“We were on the scene within minutes and quickly arrested a man suspected of being involved in the incident.
“We have officers in the area today for reassurance and I’d appeal to anyone who has any concerns to speak to us while we’re out and about.
“If you have information that will assist our investigation please let us know. If you’d rather not speak to our officers in the area, you can call us on our non-emergency 101 line or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”
Armed police officers sealed off part of Heneage road Grimsby earlier after its believed a man was at a window pointing a gun at someone.
Armed officers went to a property were the male was thought be in and pointed their weapons at a male who was the entrance to the property. He was told to raise his hands above his head.
Police moved in and detained the male and took him to a police car.
Other officers were seen inside the property checking around before more armed police left the house.
The man was taken out of the police car and put in to the back of a police van and was driven away from the scene.