Alleged firearms incident in Newcastle

19 Jun 2016 10:06 AM

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Police are carrying out enquiries into an alleged firearm incident in the west end of Newcastle.

At 11:30pm on Saturday, June 18, we received a report that a man in a black car had been seen in Wingrove Gardens in possession of a firearm.

Armed officers attended the area, a search was carried out however nothing was found.

Enquiries are today ongoing into the report and officers are in the area of Wingrove Gardens to speak to local residents and carry out further searches.

Anyone who was in the area on Saturday night and who saw anything, or anyone with any information, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1332 18/06/16.

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