By James Gant and Amie Gordon For Mailonline
Published: 14:11 GMT, 11 November 2020 | Updated: 14:26 GMT, 11 November 2020
Students were locked in a school this afternoon as police swooped on a village amid reports of a man armed with what appears to be a rifle.
Armed police are at the scene in Quorn, Leicestershire.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Locals have reported seeing a man armed with a firearm, aiming it at children and 'shouting threats at passersby' in the area of the Rawlins Academy, in Loughborough Road.
Officers said the man was armed with a long-barrelled firearm and was reported to have 'pointed the weapon at people in the area including children.'
The 50-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm