Police investigating incident after man arrested with firearm at Dyers Crossing shop

It was all hands on deck at Dyers Crossing Produce store at lunchtime today, after an alleged firearm incident called police to the quiet hamlet.

It was all hands on deck at Dyers Crossing Produce store at lunchtime today, after an alleged firearm incident called police to the quiet hamlet.

A 76-year-old man was arrested and is now assisting police after he was allegedly disarmed of a firearm around lunchtime today.

Just before 12.30pm today (Wednesday 21 September 2016), police were called to a business on Wallanbah Road, Dyers Crossing, following reports of a man with a firearm.

Police have been told a witness confronted the 76-year-old man, before managing to disarm him.

Officers attached to Manning Great Lakes Local Area attended the incident and commenced an investigation.

The man was arrested and taken to Foster Police Station where he is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Police remind people they should not report crime information via their Facebook and Twitter pages.

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