Man Brandishes Gun In Southampton

A teenager's been charged after a gun was pulled out during a row between two men in Southampton.

It happened between 2 and 3pm on Saturday October 6 at Kingsdown Way, Townhill Park. 

18-year-old Charlie Rockett, of no fixed abode, was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and two charges of possession of a prohibited weapon with intent to cause fear of violence.

 He appeared before Southampton Magistrates on Monday, October 8.

DC Esra Phillipson-Masters is investigating: "We'd like to reassure the public that this is an unusual but isolated incident. We treat all such incidents extremely seriously, but thankfully they are rare in the city. We'd like to hear from you if you saw anything suspicious in the area of Kingsdown Way."

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or in an emergency call 999. Information can also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111


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