A MAN from Kirby Cross has been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill.

The 20-year-old man was arrested outside the One Stop shop, in Frinton Road, on Thursday at about 3pm.

It came after police swooped on the village following reports of a man being spotted with a gun inside a vehicle in Saville Street, Walton, at around 1.20pm.

The suspect was released on police bail until September 8.