‘Gun threat’ at bookmakers

Coral, Boston, gun threat.

Coral, Boston, gun threat.

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A MAN allegedly threatened to pull out a gun at a Boston betting shop on Monday.

Police said they were called to Coral Bookmakers, in the Market Place, after a man entered the premises and started threatening staff at about 7.45pm.

He assaulted a customer and then threatened to ‘get out a gun’, before exiting the shop, said the police spokesman.

A 43-year-old Boston man was arrested and searched.

No evidence of a gun was found on the man.

He was taken to Spalding Police Station and later released after being cautioned for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour.