Chris Eubank Jr's trainer 'arrested at Manchester Airport' after 'gun found in his suitcase'
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Chris Eubank Jr's trainer was arrested by armed police at Manchester Airport after security officials found a gun in his suitcase.
According to The Daily Mail, Brian McIntyre was detained at Manchester Airport on Sunday morning.
The alarm was raised when a scan of the baggage allegedly showed the weapon.
Armed police officers descended on the departure lounge at Terminal 2 and arrested the trainer known as 'Bomac'.
He was arrested for suspected possession of a firearm as he was due to fly to Atlanta.
A spokesperson for the Greater Manchester Police said: "At around 10:45 am on Sunday 3 September 2023, officers were called to reports of a possible firearm being found in hold luggage by airport staff at Manchester Airport.
"After initial inspection by security staff, GMP officers attended, and the firearm was seized.
"Subsequently, a man has been arrested for possession of a firearm and remains in custody for further questioning."
The arrest comes after the 53-year-old oversaw Eubank Jr's complete domination of Liam Smith as he earned a 10th round stoppage in their rematch.
The 33-year-old suffered a crushing fourth round defeat to Smith in January. But he exacted revenge last Saturday as he produced a career-best performance to register the 33rd victory of his professional career.
McIntyre is one of the best coaches in the sport and is the main trainer to undisputed welterweight champion Terence Crawford, who recently beat Errol Spence in their showdown earlier this summer.
He also trained Amir Khan for his fight against Kell Brook last year.
SPORTbible has reached out to Eubank Jr's team for comment.
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