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Man charged with carrying imitation gun in a shop

PUBLISHED: 12:01 19 August 2020

A Clacton man alleged to have been carrying a BB gun in a shop is due in court  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A Clacton man alleged to have been carrying a BB gun in a shop is due in court Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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A man accused of carrying a gun inside a shop is due to appear before magistrates.

Adrian Docherty, 45, of Groom Park in Clacton was arrested by officers in the town on Tuesday, August 18.

His arrest came after police received reports a man was seen carrying what was believed to have been a firearm in a shop in Magdalen Road. There were no reported threats.

Armed police seized a BB gun.

Mr Docherty is due to appear before Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today, August 19.


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