THE police have released a statement following a firearm incident in Barnsley in the early hours of Thursday morning.

An incident was reported to police at around 2.05am on October 10 on Wellington Street. A blank firing pistol is believed to have been discharged at the location and has been recovered by officers.

No one sustained any injuries and three men, one 24-year-old and two 27-year-olds, were arrested and are currently in police custody.

Wellington Street was closed until 8.30am.