A 17-year-old youth was arrested last night following a spontaneous firearms operation.
The Force received calls from members of the public just before 6pm yesterday to reports of a youth carrying a handgun in the area of Le Squez.
Firearms officers were deployed to the scene due to the perceived threat to the public and officers due to the allegation.
The youth was arrested at around 7.35pm in Georgetown. He has since been released on bail.
An imitation firearm has been recovered.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact police on 612612 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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