Both Spain's Civil Guard and the Royal Gibraltar Police confirmed on Thursday that a Civil Guard officer had drawn his standard-issue sidearm briefly yesterday, after a driver nervously jumped the border-crossing check point in Gibraltar.

The Sun [reported][sun] the incident first, publishing a video uploaded to social media of a police officer pointing a pistol at someone somewhere near the border.

The Royal Gibraltar Police said it could "confirm that the incident depicted on a video which began circulating on social media yesterday, showing a gun being pointed by a Guardia Civil of...