Firearms officers called to Great Wyrley

Firearms officers rushed to Great Wyrley this morning (March 3) following reports of a man being seen with a weapon.

Members of the public called for help at around 8.45am saying a man in a distressed state had been seen in Holly Lane.

Firearms officers

The weapon he was reportedly carrying turned out to be a white pole.

Nor had the man hurt, or threatened anyone.

Staffordshire Police said they took him, “to a place of safety”, under the Mental Health Act. 

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