Man arrested after reports of gun in Sunderland street

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POLICE were called to a Wearside street after reports of a man carrying a gun.

At 8.08pm on Monday, police received a report of what was believed to be a man with a gun in Exeter Street, Pallion.

Officers from Northumbria Police arrested a 27-year-old man at Pallion Metro Station, and he is helping police with their inquiries.

A BB gun, a type of airgun which shoots small pellets, was recovered at the scene, and no one was injured.