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Man, 29, arrested on firearms offences after police stop car in Wednesbury

A man has been arrested after a weapon was allegedly found in a car stopped by police officers in Wednesbury.

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Zac Dickens, of Wolverhampton, was subsequently charged with possession of an imitation firearm, possession of an air weapon whilst prohibited and possession of drugs yesterday morning.

The 29-year-old was travelling in a black BMW which officers acting on a tip-off pulled over, in Hydes Road, Wednesbury, in the early hours on Thursday.

West Midlands Police said Dickens was arrested following searches of the occupants of the vehicles stopped.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court.

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