Man charged over 'BB gun' discovery in Leicester

A man has been charged with a firearms offence after being searched by police on a Leicester street.

The 29-year-old was stopped on Cavendish Road in Aylestone on Tuesday afternoon.

Leicestershire Police believe they may have recovered a ball-bearing gun.

The man was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence. He was remanded at Leicester Magistrates' Court to appear at the city Crown Court on 14 December.

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