Armed police arrest man carrying gun in Northamptonshire

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Armed police were deployed to an area of Kettering today after reports that a man was carrying a firearm.

The unit attended the Stamford Road area of the town this afternoon and arrested a 23-year-old man for possession of a firearm or imitation firearm.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said it was not yet clear whether the man was brandishing the gun or whether he will be further detained.