Dorset

Two held after gunman seen in Bournemouth street

Two people have been arrested after a man was seen in a street with a gun.

Armed police and the force helicopter were sent to the Ringwood Road area of Bournemouth, Dorset, after the alarm was raised on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers carried out a search and arrested two men, a police spokeswoman added. They have been bailed.

The men, aged 20 and 24 and both from Poole, were held on suspicion of being in possession of a firearm. An air weapon was later recovered by police.

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