Armed officers arrest two men in Gloucester on suspicion of firearms offences
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There was a large police presence in the Matson area of Gloucester earlier today, Friday 6 October, after officers responded to an incident.
Police had been called at around 4.20pm with a report that two men had been seen with a gun and armed officers attended.
Following a search two men were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. Two suspected air weapons were also seized.
The men, aged in their 30s and from Gloucester, remain in police custody.
Investigating officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what took place or anyone who has CCTV or dashcam footage which could assist the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote incident 344 of 6 October.
You can also provide information to us online by completing the following form and quoting the same reference number: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/