A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm. 

The man, who is in his 70s, was arrested after reports of someone carrying a firearm.

Officers were called to Ombersley Road this afternoon (Wednesday) following a report of a man believed to be in possession of a firearm.

A man was later arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm, according to the BBC.

He is being held in police custody.