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United Kingdom

16 September 2002

Evening News (UK)

Armed police held a teenager at gunpoint and ordered him to drop a suspected firearm in a city centre street. The incident began when an off-duty officer reported a youth — described as a "spooky kid" — was holding a handgun in view of alarmed members of the public in Princes Street Gardens. The teenager was followed by armed police to Cockburn Street and dropped the weapon — later found to be a ball-bearing or BB gun — when he was ordered to by... (

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