Trio arrested over alleged firearm incident in Basildon

THREE men have been arrested after a man was reportedly assaulted and threatened with a gun in Basildon.

The alleged incident is said to have happened at 2.15pm on Saturday, September 14, in Roodegate.

Residents reported seeing armed police in Roodegate on Sunday and Essex Police has now confirmed three men were arrested yesterday.

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and possessing a firearm with intent.

A 27-year-old man and a 32-year-old man were both arrested on suspicion of possessing firearms with intent.

All three men are currently in custody, said police.

Charles Thomson

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