Man arrested on suspicion of carrying imitation gun in Long Eaton street
A MAN was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a public place in Long Eaton.
Police were called to William Street at just after 9pm yesterday.
When they arrived they were confronted with a man holding what looked like a gun.
He left the scene and went to College Street, where he spoke to several members of the public.
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He was arrested by armed officers soon after. He was found to be holding an imitation weapon.
The 38-year-old man arrested is in police custody.
Derbyshire Police closed the road while they carried out inquiries. No one was hurt.
Anyone with information should call 101.