Whitehead: man (66) charged with possession of imitation firearm after video of alleged incident circulated online

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A man in his 60s is due in court after footage of a person allegedly brandishing an imitation firearm was filmed in Whitehead on June 7.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Detectives investigating the content of a video recorded in the Whitehead area on Friday have charged a man to court.

"The 66-year-old has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm and is due to appear before Ballymena Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, July 4.

"As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service."