Man arrested on Alum Rock Road for having an imitation gun with intent to cause fear.
A spokesperson from West Midlands Police, said: “A man has been arrested in Birmingham on firearms offences following 999 calls reporting someone with a gun in Washwood Heath Road.
Armed officers attended and detained a 32-year-old in Alum Rock Road at around 7.30PM on Thursday (23/03).A BB gun was seized; the weapon was not a threat to the public although it did have the appearance of a genuine firearm.
The man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
Thanks to those people who alerted us: they enabled us to send officers to the scene quickly and get the man into custody.”
Sara Brayson This video shows the brilliant training our police force have when it comes to fire arms being involved in can only see one of officers armed but the others never backed down well done wmp …I for one would have been frightened to death on that bus and seeing how well this was handled gives u some form of safety
The incident is not connected to the terror attack in Westminster.