West Mercia Police quickly responded to an incident involving a firearm in Hereford on Tuesday evening.

The incident occurred in the Newtown Road and city centre area of the city.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police told Your Herefordshire:

“At around 6.20pm on Tuesday 28 February police responded to reports of four teenagers walking down Newtown Road in Hereford with a hand gun.

“The youths were pointing the gun towards members of the public and waving it around. 

“Police attended and two teenagers were arrested and taken to Hereford custody, both have been interviewed and released on bail. 

“An imitation firearm was located in the possession of one of those arrested and was seized by officers.”