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Man held after road closure in “gun alert”



A 23-year-old man was arrested after following reports that he had pulled a gun in an incident of disorderly behaviour.

Police said the suspect was detained on suspicion of disorderly behaviour and obstruction of a highway after the incident on the Portadown Road in Armagh on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers received reports of a man walking in the road who appeared to pull out a suspected firearm.

Police closed the road to traffic and a toy gun was found in follow-up searches of undergrowth.

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