VIDEO: Armed police and dogs called after man seen with firearm in East Bowling

Armed police were called to East Bowling

Armed police were called to East Bowling

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Two men have been arrested after armed police and the dog unit were called to reports of a man possibly carrying a gun in East Bowling.

An onlooker said two men were in handcuffs and police had now gone into a house on Coventry Street.

She said armed police had also been on New Hey Road and were asking people to stay back.

A police spokesman said they were called at 4.38pm to reports of a man possibly carrying a firearm.

Two men, aged 19 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm.

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