Statement on police presence in Wallasey this afternoon
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Police were in attendance in Wallasey this afternoon (Monday 19 April) following reports of a man in possession of a suspected firearm.
Officers were called to an address on Poulton Road just before 1.20pm where a member of the public reported they had witnessed a suspected drug deal.
It was further reported that one man was in possession of an item that was reported to be a firearm.
Officers attended the address and detained two males and a female.
Police searched the address and no weapons were found.
Those detained were released and the scene has now been stood down.
Anyone with information about suspected drug dealing or weapons is asked to contact our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ with log 455 of 19/04. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.