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Man in custody after running naked around Exmouth with a gun

Police say he suffered a medical episode.

Officers were called at 5.27am on Tuesday (7th August) to Albion Street, Exmouth, following reports of a naked man in possession of a firearm.


Units including armed officers attended the area to search for the man. He was located and detained by officers and the weapon was seized.


The 42-year-old man suffered a medical episode. Officers took him to hospital as a precaution.


He was later arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a firearms and taken into police custody where he remains.

 

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