Man arrested after allegedly pulling out toy gun on public road in Armagh

PSNI officers say a suspected firearm - later declared to be a toy - was thrown into undergrowth

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A man has been arrested after allegedly pulling out a toy gun on a public road in the North.

The PSNI arrested a 23-year-old in connection with disorderly behaviour and obstruction of a highway on the Portadown Road in Armagh yesterday afternoon.

Officers say a suspected weapon was thrown into undergrowth in the area.

However, it turned out to be a toy when they located it.

PSNI say the arrested man is currently assisting police with their enquiries.