POLICE have dismissed reports that a gun-wielding man was in Barnsley town centre last night.
Speculation has been rife on social media that a man was seen with a firearm inside the town's interchange.
However, police quashed the rumours and said there is "no truth" in the reports.
A spokesperson said: "We received a call at 5.55pm on Tuesday evening and officers responded.
"The man in question was found and posed no threat to the public. No firearm was found."