Birmingham Police has launched an investigation after a loaded gun was discovered, shortly before 7PM on Monday (02/01), in the toilets at House of Fraser department store on Corporation Street.

The gun was found concealed in a toilet roll holder in the male toilets. Officers are studying CCTV as part of their inquiry.

A spokesperson from House of Fraser, said: “We are currently working very closely with West Midlands Police supporting them with their investigation and cannot comment further at this stage.”

Please call DC Tom Kavanagh on 101 or email m.kavanagh@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk if you have ANY information.