Man arrested after threatening another man with gun in Doncaster street

A man has been arrested after threatening another man with a gun in a quiet Doncaster residential street.

Monday, 19th October 2020, 3:14 pm

Officers were called to Saffron Drive, Woodfield Plantation in the early hours of yesterday after reports of two men being involved in an argument.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers attended reports of a person with a firearm on Saffron Drive yesterday at 5:55am.

"It is reported that a man was threatened by a man with a firearm following an altercation.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Police arrested a man in Saffron Drive.

"Officers arrested a 25 year-old man on suspicion of possessing a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

"He was released from custody without charge."

The newly built housing estate, on Balby’s Woodfield Plantation, leads off nearby Woodfield Way.

Anyone with any information about the early morning incident can contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers to report crime anonymously on 0800 555111 or via the website HERE