Multiple police resources responded to reports from passing motorists that a male was walking across the L.H. Ford bridge with two firearms and closed the footpath area on Sunday night.
Police approached a male fitting the description of reports. He was to found with two replica firearms.
The man was arrested and charged with possession of replica fire arms. The man was refused bail by police.
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“They were found to be inoperable.
“However, the law is quite specific around the possession of firearms, or toy fire arms that replicate a working firearm the person is deemed to be in possession of a fire arm.
“It’s a serious offence and that man will be before the court in a date to be fixed in August,” Inspector Dan Skelly said.