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Man wanted in connection with Blacon pub gun incident arrested

A MAN wanted over an incident when a shotgun was pulled in a pub has been arrested.

Lee Ward was arrested by North Wales police in Deeside.

It brings to an end a month long manhunt for the 30-year-old, after an incident at the Wagon and Horse Pub in Blacon, Cheshire, on 14 January.

He was arrested by North Wales Police at around 7.30pm on Sunday 19 February on Deeside Lane, Sealand in connection with an alleged separate offence in North Wales.

Four other me were also arrested on matters unrelated to the Blacon pub incident.

Ward has now been charged with assault by North Wales police, but he has not yet officially been arrested for the Blacon incident.

It is understood he will be handed to Cheshire police this week.

The other four arrested in connection with North Wales force’s investigation are still in custody.