Man allegedly found with gun in St Albans
PUBLISHED: 17:16 17 July 2015 | UPDATED: 17:16 17 July 2015
A 20 year old man has been arrested after allegedly being in possession of a starter pistol.
Police were called to Cottonmill Lane in St Albans just after 3pm today (Friday) following reports of a man with a firearm.
Officers cordoned off the area as a precaution while a search was carried out.
The man was then found and arrested on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm in a public place.
A starter pistol was recovered by police and the man is currently in police custody.
Roads re-opened at 3.50pm.
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