A 46-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot his drinking partners.

Police were called just after 7.30pm yesterday to Keevil Drive, in Southfields, to an allegation of assault and threat to kill his companions.

The alleged victims were reported to be a man and woman in their 20s.

A police spokesman said: "A 46-year-old man was subsequently arrested. There were reports of a weapon - there was no weapon or sign of a weapon."

Residents reported seeing a big police operation on the estate last night.

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