No weapon found after reports of man being seen with gun in Northfield close

Police search finds no firearm • Man wanted on warrant arrested


Residents were concerned after a large police presence – including armed officers – descended on a Northfield close this afternoon (Thursday 7th December).

Officers responded to reports that a man was seen with a gun in Tarragon Gardens at around 2.30pm.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: “Firearms officers responded and an address was searched, but no evidence of any firearm was found.

A man, 19, who was wanted on warrant was arrested.

If you have any information on weapons in our communities, please call West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at 


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