Gunman jailed for three years

Brett Poynton
Brett Poynton
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A SHEFFIELD man who pointed an air rifle at another man during a night out has been jailed for three years.

Brett Poynton, aged 25, of Gresley Road, Lowedges, was caught on CCTV brandishing the imitation rifle after an argument in a car park behind Sin nightclub, Holywell Street, Chesterfield, in August.

Police were called and Poynton was arrested nearby by armed response officers.

He pleaded guilty to possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence during a hearing at Derby Crown Court.