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Met commander defends officers arrest of 12 year old with toy gun

A Metropolitan Police commander has defended the actions of firearms officers after they arrested a 12-year-old boy who had a BB gun the officers believed to be real.

Kai Agyepong who was arrested by police while playing with a toy gun believing it to be real

Kai Agyepong who was arrested by police while playing with a toy gun believing it to be real

Date - 27th July 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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On Thursday 17 July the force received a call from a member of the public claiming to have seen a black male holding a firearm in Camden. Kai Aygepong was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and detained in a police vehicle nearby,...
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