Birmingham & Black Country

Armed police arrest pair on M6 after Handsworth incident

Two men were arrested by armed police on the M6 following reports a man was threatened at gunpoint at a Birmingham hairdressers.

The men, both aged 30, were stopped at junction 10 for Walsall shortly after a man was threatened with a gun and knife at Dounic Hairdressers in Handsworth.

Police said all three men were known to each other and the incident was linked to a previous dispute.

The two men were arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

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