Three arrested in connection with imitation firearm offence in Rugby
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Detectives investigating a report of a man with a firearm in Market Place, Rugby yesterday (Wednesday 17 November) have arrested three people.
A 21-year-old man from Rugby was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intention to cause fear of violence, affray and assault.
A 23-year-old woman from Rugby was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intention to cause fear of violence.
An 18-year-old man from Rugby was arrested on suspicion of committing a public order offence.
Officers responded to the report at 2pm and an imitation firearm was seized.
Detective Sergeant Alan Gardner from Rugby Proactive CID said: “We will deal robustly with everyone involved in this incident yesterday afternoon. If anyone has information that could help with our enquiries I would urge them to get in touch.
“I would like to thank local people and shop staff who provided support to officers responding to the incident.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact officers on 101 quoting incident 207 of 17 November 2021 or alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.