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Man, 68, arrested after air rifle shot at house window

Police made an arrest after a woman’s window was shot at with an air rifle.

The homeowner called 999 after the incident in Bolsover Street, Mansfield, at around 12.30am on Friday (29 October).

Officers attended a suspect’s home address and found a large black air rifle by the front door.

A 68-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing the damage to the window and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

Superintendent Justine Wilson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Officers were very quickly on scene following this report which appears to have been an isolated incident with no wider threat to the local community.

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“We hope this swift action shows how seriously we take such reports and reassures the community that we will always look to take robust action against those suspected to have committed offences of this nature.”

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