Man with gun detained by a member of the public

At 5.20pm on Friday July 21 Humberside Police were called to reports that there was a man with gun on East Common Lane in Scunthorpe.

Monday, 24th July 2017, 3:11 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:33 pm
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A member of the public disarmed the man, detained him and phoned the police. When officers arrived they arrested the man for firearms offences.

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He was taken into custody and was subsequently charged with criminal damage which occurred at the Police Station in Scunthorpe, possession of cannabis, assault on a police officer, aggravated burglary to a car sales company on Grange lane in Scunthorpe.

Ian Crellin (54) of Wharfedale Place Scunthorpe, appeared at Scunthorpe Magistrates Court today where he appeared in connection with the offences.