ARMED police flocked to an address in Darfield earlier on Thursday in the hunt for a murder suspect on the run from Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Police have been been looking for a man suspected of the murder of Janusz Smoderek, 48, whose body was discovered in the garden of a house on Sleaford Road, Boston.

Police had been searching for the suspect - Stephen Anthony Sleaford - since the incident and recieved a tip that he was hiding out at an address in Barnsley.

A man has now been apprehended (September 22) and arrested.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police said: "The suspect was located and arrested. Armed officers were on the scene and we understand this may have caused concern in the community. It is our policy to always send armed officers in instances like this as a precaution."