A MAN is due to appear in court today in relation to an alleged firearm offence.

Police were called to claims that a man was in possession of a firearm at an address in Barrack Road on Friday.

It was reported that officers attended the scene.

It is alleged that an air rifle was located at the address and seized by officers.

A 30-year-old man has been charged was charged with affray and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with the alleged incident. He is due to appear at Poole Magistrates Court today (Monday, February 24).