A MAN with an air rifle was arrested in Sandown yesterday evening (Thursday).

Police were called at 10.09pm following reports of man with a weapon on Leed Street.

Specialist officers carried out enquiries in the area and an air rifle was later recovered.

A 59 year-old man was been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

He remains in custody at this time.

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