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Armed man arrested by police in Podsmead, Gloucester

By Michael_Yong  |  Posted: April 20, 2014

By Michael Yong

Cole Avenue

Cole Avenue

Armed police officers were in Podsmead today after reports a man was holding a handgun.

Officers with firearms were sent to Cole Avenue after members of the public called the police around 2.30pm about the incident.

He was seen in the street.

The 25-year-old man was arrested at the junction of Byron Avenue and Scott Avenue 15 minutes after the officers were deployed.

Police recovered a weapon described as a “cap gun”.

Investigations are ongoing, and police are asking for witnesses to come forward.

If you have any information, call the police at 101.

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