Photo: Armed police question two men on Lord Street
Armed police respond to report of man carrying a gun in Southport
Merseyside Armed police and air support responded to report of a male carrying a gun on Lord Street, Southport this afternoon, Monday 1 August 2016.
After searching and questioning two males they were released.
A local said: “Someone had mistaken one of the men for carrying a gun and called 999. It turned out that it was actually a baseball cap he was putting back into his pocket and not a gun!”
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