VIDEO: Armed police arrest man carrying BB gun in Sheffield city centre

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Armed police have arrested two men in Sheffield city centre following reports one was carrying a suspected firearm.

Officers rushed to Hartshead Square at around 2pm this afternoon after a member of the public saw a man carrying a suspected firearm.

Police in Sheffield - Picture: Marisa Cashil

Police in Sheffield - Picture: Marisa Cashil

Armed police responded immediately and arrested two men in connection with the incident.

One of the men was found to have been carrying a BB gun.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "We will always take reports of the nature extremely seriously and deploy officers, both armed and unarmed as soon as possible, to ensure that the public are kept safe"

Dean Turner UK economist at UBS Wealth Management

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