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Witness plea over man with shotgun
12:34pm Sunday 1st September 2013 in News
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was allegedly seen wandering the streets of Keighley with an air rifle.
Details of the incident, which took place in the Queens Road/Ingrow area of the town on Thursday, were only released at the weekend .
Police say officers were called after a man was reported to have been seen in public with the weapon between 1.50pm and 2.30pm last Thursday, causing distress.
A spokesman said: “Following enquiries a 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. He was later charged with the offence and will appear at court in September.”
Anyone who has information is asked to contact Airedale and North Bradford CID on 101.