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BB guns and revolver seized in Godwin Road, Cliftonville

BB guns and what is thought to be a revolver have been seized by police after an incident yesterday.

A 43-year-old man from Margate has been arrested after armed officers were called to Godwin Road in Cliftonville yesterday afternoon.

Armed police descended on the street. Stock picture
Armed police descended on the street. Stock picture

He remains in custody as inquiries continue.

A police spokesman said: "Police were called at 4.15pm to a report of threatening behaviour at a residential address in Godwin Road, Cliftonville.

"Armed officers attended, as a precaution, due to a report a weapon had been seen.

"As part of their inquiries two BB guns and a small revolver, suspected to be a starter pistol, were seized."

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