Man seen waving a gun at North Shore

Picture: Lancashire Police Twitter

A man seen waving a handgun in a North Shore street has sparked a major police incident this morning. 

Armed officers attended Cromwell Road shortly before 9am.

Police dogs, and officers from the tactical support unit were called to the scene.

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man from Blackpool - outside a house - on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

The gun was a realistic looking Crossman pistol

The arrested man remains in custody tonight.
In a statement, Lancashire Police said: "Enquiries are on-going and there is no on-going threat to the wider community."

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