A SUSPECTED firearm was seized after police were called to a disturbance in Bacup.

Officers were called to Onchan Frive at 5am on Sunday after reports that a small group of men, who were all known to each other, were involved in an altercation.

A police spokeswoman said: “What appears to be a firearm was recovered from the address however, it is not thought to have been used during the disturbance.”

A 26-year-old man from Chadderton was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and a 28-year-old man from Bacup was arrested on suspicion of the same charge and affray.

A 27-year-old man from Heywood was also arrested on suspicion of affray and possession of cocaine.

They were all bailed until April 16.