A man was arrested yesterday after being spotted in a Rednal street with what appeared to be a gun (Wednesday 7th November).
West Midlands Police officers, including firearms, responded at around 3.15pm, after man was seen to threaten another with what was suspected to be a handgun.
Shortly afterwards, a 20 year old man was arrested from a nearby address where officers recovered an imitation gun.
The man remains in police custody today.
Anyone with information about this incident – or any other weapons in our communities – can contact West Midlands Police on Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk (8am – midnight) or to call 101 any time. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org