Police make BB gun arrest

St Helens Star: A man was later arrested on suspicion of having a firearm in a public place A man was later arrested on suspicion of having a firearm in a public place

A MAN was arrested by police after reports a suspect was seen carrying a handgun on a town centre street.

A member of the public called police after spotting a man on King Street, St Helens with a firearm.

CCTV crews scanned the area and police were sent to the scene, where they recovered a BB gun.

A man was later arrested on suspicion of having a firearm in a public place. Another man and a woman were arrested for public order offences.

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