Swindon man charged after BB gun fired at police

A Swindon man has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to resist arrest after a police officer was shot at with a BB gun.

Ricky Alan Anthony Bird, 22, of St Philips Road, was also charged with battery.

Officers went to a house in William Street, Swindon, at about 0245 GMT on Sunday following reports of a disturbance.

Police said a BB gun was fired several times. The officer was unhurt.