Armed police close Bottesford street after air weapon fired

Armed police closed off parts of a Leicestershire village after shots were fired by an air weapon.

Police were called to Orston Lane, Bottesford, at around 09:16 GMT following reports that a firearm had been discharged.

The area around Orston Lane was cordoned off for several hours while officers carried out their enquiries.

Two men have been arrested and are being questioned in connection with the incident.

Police confirmed an air weapon had been recovered.

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