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Police arrest 'gunman' after Andy Murray scare

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Police were called after Andy Murray was apparently being held up with a gun – only to be eventually told that the “weapon” of choice was unbelievably a tennis racket.

A witness called the police after the Scottish star was apparently approached in his car by a man with a gun. The 26-year-old was in his car with his manager in north-west London with his car stopped at traffic lights.

The event was taken extremely seriously at the time, although Scotland Yard said no weapon was found after they stopped a Mercedes later on Wednesday.

A spokesman for Scotland Yard said: “Four men were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a firearm and bailed pending further investigation.”

Unbelievably though, the man is thought to have been a harmless autograph hunter wanting superstar Murray to sign his tennis racket.

Murray was just returning home from a book signing event, with sources close to the Scotsman saying that they were not aware that the police had been called.

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