A WANTED man from Bolton has been arrested in Cyprus py police investigating a gun-running operation.

Louis Larsson, aged 28, of Fossgill Avenue, Bradshaw, was wanted in connection with an ongoing firearms investigation.

A European arrest warrant was issued and he was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to transfer firearms and conspiracy to possess a firearm without a licence.

Police arrested him in Pathos yesterday with help from the authorities in Cyprus and the National Crime Agency.

Extradition proceedings are now underway, police said.