Six men have been arrested over reports they were carrying a gun in the early hours of this morning (24 August).
The men are aged between 17 and 19 and remain in police custody.
They were stopped in a car on Aston Lane, Aston at around 2.25am and arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after 'suspicious activity' was reported in Pine Avenue, Smethwick.
Superintendent Mat Shaer said:
West Midlands Police said the arrests are part of the on-going crackdown to tackle gun crime in the city. Investigations are on-going.