A MAN has been arrested following an incident at a Bangor pub last night (June 9).

Police attended The Castle, Glanrafon shortly after 7pm yesterday following reported sightings of a firearm.

The man, aged 50, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear, while an air weapon was also seized.


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Acting Inspector Andy Davies, of North Wales Police, said: “I’d like to thank members of the community for their support and understanding whilst there was a police presence in the Bangor city centre yesterday evening.

“This understandably caused some concern among residents.

“However, I would reassure the public that this was an isolated incident involving an imitation firearm and there are no ongoing concerns for the community.

“There will be high visibility patrols in the area today for reassurance purposes.”