A man has been arrested near Llangollen on suspicion of firearms offences.

Armed police were alerted to Trefor following reports of a male pointing a rifle towards the road.

Cheshire and North Wales Alliance Armed Policing Unit tweeted: "ARVs have been deployed to Trefor near Llangollen to reports of male with a rifle pointing it towards the road.

"Male located at bus stop, in possession of air rifle, revolver and knives.

"Male arrested and is assisting us with our enquiries."

North Wales Police had tweeted earlier in the day saying: "Please do not be alarmed if you saw firearms officers in #Llangollen earlier. 

"A man has been arrested by the canal footpath and is on his way to custody after being arrested on suspicion of firearms offences."