Man who allegedly waved ‘gun’ in Sheffield student halls arrested

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A man who allegedly burst into a student dorm brandishing a gun has been arrested for possession of a firearm.

Police were called to an incident at Wimberry Apartments in Woodhead Way on February 24 at about 10.35pm.

A statement from South Yorkshire Police said: “A man was reported to have been seen in possession of a firearm.

“Police attended and arrested the man under section 16 of the Firearms Act for possession of an imitation firearm.”

The man is reported to be a student, but no more details have been officially released.