Boy with toy gun sparks major police response

SCORES of police in bullet proof vests surrounded an Upper Coomera street this morning after reports a young man was brandishing a handgun.

Officers were called to Clydesdale Drive around 10am after a woman claimed a man had pointed a gun at her as she drove past.

Multiple police units responded, including the police helicopter, and placed the area into lockdown.


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Police gathered on Reserve Road before storming the quiet street only to find a teenager “messing around” with a plastic toy gun.

He was ordered to get on the ground and was searched by police who told him to throw the gun in the garbage.

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