Police seize replica firearms from children in Havant

POLICE seized replica firearms from a group of children as part of the force's latest clampdown on anti-social behaviour.

Monday, 1st May 2017, 10:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:54 pm

The four youngsters – two boys and two girls aged 12 and 13 –were ‘messing around’ with BB guns in Purbrook Way, Havant, Hampshire police said.

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The toys fire 6mm plastic BBs and are used in airsoft – a growing sport which sees participants taking part in military-style games. Officers seized the guns.

The incident is one of 11 anti-social behaviour offences reported to police in Havant over the past week.