Whim Creek man with toy gun prompts police response
Police are investigating an alleged incident in the Pilbara town of Whim Creek this morning where a man was seen wielding what turned out to be a toy gun.
It is alleged at around 11:45am the man was walking around the Whim Creek Hotel carpark area with what was believed to be a firearm, prompting a member of the public to call the police.
When officers arrived on the scene they found the firearm to be a toy gun.
The North West Telegraph understands a man is assisting police with their inquiries in relation to the alleged incident.
Police said the man was not directly threatening anyone and no one was injured during the incident.
No charges have been laid and inquiries are ongoing.
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