Armed police respond to ‘suspicious’ incident in Stockwood

No arrests have been made

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Four imitation guns have been seized in south Bristol after ‘suspicious behaviour’ involving a group of men triggered an armed police response.

Police were called to the Craydon Road area of Stockwood shortly after 1pm today (June 6) after a report about the men, who were believed to have guns.

Armed officers spoke to four men and seized the suspected imitation firearms, which are now being examined. No arrests were made.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “Police have seized four items believed to be imitation firearms in Stockwood, Bristol, this afternoon, Thursday 7 June.

“Officers were called to the Craydon Road area just after 1pm after receiving a report of suspicious behaviour involving men with what was thought to be guns.

“Units including specialist armed response teams attended and by 2pm had spoken to four men and seized the items, which have been taken for examination. Enquiries continue and there are currently no arrests.”

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