Ealing man in Reading arrested for possessing BB gun

A MAN was arrested for pointing what was believed to be a gun at a car in front of him while driving in West Street yesterday.

Armed police attended the scene at around 5pm yesterday (July 13) after a member of the public reported the incident, saying the car had also driven up behind them aggressively before over taking.

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A spokesman from Thames Valley Police said: “Officers attended the scene and arrested the driver of the Silver saloon car.

“Officers recovered a BB gun from the scene of the incident.

“A 27-year-old man from Ealing, was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm.

“He has been released under investigation whilst our enquiries continue.”

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No one was injured and the BB gun was not fired during the incident.

Reading Chronicle