Cumbria

Arrest over Carlisle railway station firearms find

  • 18 August 2012
  • From the section Cumbria

A man has been arrested after a bag containing firearms and ammunition was found at Carlisle railway station.

British Transport Police were called at 16:00 BST on Friday to reports of a man acting strangely. They said he seemed to be agitated and left a bag before leaving the station.

Police found the bag contained a small number of firearms and ammunition, which was made safe.

A 28-year-old man from Canterbury is being held in police custody.

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