Police were called out in Bradford last night (Friday) after receiving a report from a member of the public about a man with a gun in the area.
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But when police got there, they found a man who had been drinking, who was then detained by police 'given the seriousness of the report'.
-> Flooding and lightning strikes as heavy rain forecast to hit LeedsInside his rucksack, they found a child's cowboy gun.
The man was 'dealt with' and the toy gun 'removed for destruction', West Yorkshire Police said in a light-hearted Facebook update.
A spokesman added: "The message is please drink sensibly and consider the consequences of your actions in this warm weather!"