Three men have been arrested after reports that a man was threatened with a gun.

Officers rushed to the reports at the property in Roodegate, Basildon on Saturday.

The three men were arrested yesterday.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Three men have been arrested in connection with an incident in Basildon where a man was assaulted and threatened with what has been described as a firearm.

"It happened at an address in Roodegate at around 2.15pm on Saturday 14 September.

"Three men from Basildon were arrested yesterday.

"A 29 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of GBH and possession of firearms with intent while a 27 year-old and a 32 year-old were both arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms with intent.

"All three are currently in custody."