Birmingham news 'Gunman showing off to a friend' arrested by armed response cops MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - West Mercia Police were first called to Kidderminster and then to Bewdley before finding the man who had been reported 'aiming a gin from a vehicle'
Breaking News ! A gunman ‘showing off to a friend’ sparked an armed police response in a picturesque Worcestershire town. The incident took place in Bewdley at around 6pm on Monday (June 29) when a member of the public 999 and reported a man with a handgun in a car, 'aiming it out of the vehicle'. Armed officers were initially called to Kidderminster and then went to Bewdley where they found and arrested the man. He admitted he had been ‘showing off’. A man was spotted 'aiming a gun from a vehicle' in Kidderminster leading to armed response cops tracking him down in Bewdley where he admitted 'showing off to a friend' (Image: Operations Patrol Unit Worcestershire) West Mercia Police’s Worcestershire operation patrol unit Tweeted: “C shift armed response vehicles deployed to Kidderminster after a member of the public reported a firearm being aimed from a vehicle. “Located in Bewdley and this gas-powered air pistol was recovered.
.” The West Mercia Police Federation’s conduct and PIP (professionalising investigation programme) poignantly Tweeted: “Could you tell if this was real? Split second decisions are what our armed response vehicle officers have to make.”
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A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: “A man was arrested in Bewdley, Worcestershire at around 6pm on Monday (June 29) after a member of the public reported seeing him holding a handgun in his vehicle. “The suspect was located and arrested without incident by authorised firearms officers from Operation Patrol Unit Worcestershire and a ball bearing gun was found in the vehicle when searched. “Following an interview in custody, the man admitted to possession of a BB gun and showing off to his friend. “The 27-year-old man from Bewdley, was later released under investigation.”
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