Man arrested in Penrith with fake firearm

Date: Monday 3rd July 2017

A MAN aged 20 was arrested last night after he was seen carrying a suspected firearm in Penrith town centre.

Trained firearms officers attended the incident with the man located close to the skate park off Southend Road.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm and possession of a lock knife, an offensive weapon.