Man detained for carrying BB gun in Jersey's town centre

Stock image, firearm police officer

A man has been detained by firearms officers for carrying a BB gun on King Street.

Jersey Police received a call at 4.00pm on Tuesday (18 June) about a man making threats of violence with a gun and acting suspiciously in a St Helier shop. 

Firearms officers attended the scene, and found the suspect outside a shop in possession of a BB gun. 

Police have confirmed a 43-year-old was arrested under the Firearms (Jersey) law and taken into custody,

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