RAF base on lockdown amid 'significant incident'
The Ministry of Defence says one person has been arrested at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk.
Police in Suffolk have confirmed they're dealing with a "significant incident" at RAF Mildenhall.
The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that one person has been arrested.
It's been reported that a car tried to ram the gates and the base is in lockdown.
Police have asked members of the public to avoid the area for the time being.
In a statement on the base's Facebook page, a spokesperson said the incident happened at around 1pm on Monday afternoon.
'RAF Mildenhall locked down at 1pm today following reports of a disturbance on base. The base was locked down and emergency personnel are responding to the situation. Additional details will be provided as they become available.'RAF Mildenhall statement