A British military air base in England used by the U.S. Air Force was locked down Monday after a disturbance of some kind, but the emergency measure ended when a man was taken into custody, police and Air Force officials said.
American service members fired shots during the incident at the Royal Air Force base in Suffolk, according to county police. No one was injured other than the detained man, who suffered cuts and bruises, police said.
The nature of the disturbance was unclear, although British media reported that a car tried to ram the perimeter gates at RAF Mildenhall.
Suffolk police said they were not looking for any other suspects at the site.
The base located about 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of London is home to 3,000 military personnel and their families. The U.S., which has long made