Armed police search after reports of man waving gun in Walsall church

Police have released an image of a man they are trying to trace after the incident which took place inside St Paul’s Church in Darwall Street at about 9.40am. Armed officers and a police helicopter have been searching the area but the man is yet to be found. Walsall Police tweeted saying: “We need to urgently identify this man after we were called to reports of a man waving a gun inside St Paul’s Church in Darwall Street, Walsall, at about 9.40am.

“Armed officers and the police helicopter attended and searched the area but the man has not yet been found. “Our enquiries continue and officers are trawling CCTV footage from the area. “If you see him, do not approach him but ring 999.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat or call 101 quoting log number 1039 of 10 September.”

#APPEAL | We need to urgently identify this man after we were called to reports of a man waving a gun inside St Paul’s Church in Darwall Street, #Walsall, at about 9.40am.

Armed officers and the police helicopter attended and searched the area but the man has not yet been found. pic.twitter.com/DzWOBQhplv

— Walsall Police (@Walsallpolice) September 10, 2020

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