Man arrested on suspicion of having toy gun in Bridlington bank

A man's been arrested after entering a Bridlington bank over the weekend allegedly holding a toy gun.

Officers were called shortly before lunch that a man had entered the Barclays Bank on Manor Street, making no demand and then leaving the premises quickly.

Police say a man's been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of a class B drug.

Chief Superintendent Christine Wilson says: "We have arrested a man today in Bridlington on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of a class B drug.

"Our firearms officers were deployed promptly as a matter of caution and the individual was arrested nearby.

"We have recovered a number of weapons too, which appear on initial examination to be imitation.

"I want to stress that this is clearly an isolated incident and I’d like to thank the public for reporting this to us quickly."

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