Armed police in Brading

By Matthew Mckew

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

 

ARMED police officers on the Isle of Wight were called to Brading High Street yesterday (Monday) afternoon, after reports of a man with a firearm.

The police were called to the scene at around 4.30pm.

A police spokeswoman said: "A 49-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm in a public place."

The man was arrested at an address on Lower Furrlongs, Brading, and bailed until Thursday.

Reporter: matthewm@iwcpmail.co.uk

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