A MAN reported to be carrying a firearm in Campbeltown was arrested by police this morning.
The 22-year-old was caught, at 9.20am, after a thorough search. The arrest came nearly 12 hours after reports of a man with a firearm were made.
Officers had been alerted at 9.50pm on Wednesday night. During the night and early hours of the morning police tape had cordoned off Bolgam Street.
People in the town reported that a helicopter arrived last night with officers from out of town.
On Thursday morning there was a smashed window on the first floor of Mafeking Place.
A police spokesperson said: ‘Enquiries into the incident are currently on-going.’