Stoke & Staffordshire

Man held after shooting reports from Stoke-on-Trent

A man has been arrested by police investigating reports of an air rifle being fired at members of the public.

Reports were received on Thursday afternoon that somebody was reportedly shooting at people at Wellesley Street in Stoke-on-Trent.

Armed officers were deployed to the scene and a man aged about 19 has been arrested.

No firearm had been recovered and nobody was injured in the incident.

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