Teenager arrested over fake firearm in Jersey

A 17-year-old youth has been arrested following reports of an individual carrying a handgun in Jersey.

States of Jersey Police said officers received calls from members of the public and firearms officers were sent to Le Squez in the south of the island.

A youth was taken into custody at about 19:35 BST on Wednesday in the Georgetown area.

He was later arrested on suspicion of procession of an imitation firearm and was released on bail.

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