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Man charged with imitation firearm possession

November 19, 2020
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A 32-year-old man has been charged with possession of a imitation firearm. 

The charges relate two separate incidents. 

The first, a domestic incident on 13 November at around 5pm in St Ann's, officers were called following a report of a man banging on a woman's door whilst being in possession of a firearm.

The following day, a man was also reported to have brandished a firearms and firing it towards the victims direction. 

Again, officers were quickly on the scene and there have been no reports of any injuries or any damage caused.

Detective Sergeant Paul Parish of Nottinghamshire Police is leading the investigation.

He said: “We’ve been working tirelessly since the incidents to get to the bottom of what happened here.

“The use of firearms on our streets is completely unacceptable and we will always do everything we can to find those responsible.

“Nottinghamshire Police takes the use of illegal firearms extremely seriously and local people can rest assured that we will leave no stone unturned in this investigation.

"Anyone with information about what happened should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101."

Damien McCue, 32, of Courtenay Gardens in St Ann's has been charged with possession of a imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, affray, criminal damage and breach of a restraining order.

He has been remanded into custody and will appear at court today (19 November 2020).

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