Man arrested following suspected gunshots at Rugby property - The Rugby Observer

Man arrested following suspected gunshots at Rugby property

Ian Hughes 3rd Dec, 2017 Updated: 3rd Dec, 2017   0

A MAN has been arrested following reports of suspected gunshots in Rugby.

Officers were called by a concerned member of public, who reported hearing what they believed to be gunshots, at a property on Oxford Street, shortly before 7.30am on Wednesday November 29.

Three men inside the property were all unhurt.

Det Insp Neal Candelent of Warwickshire Police said: “I would like to reassure the local community that we believe this was an isolated incident and that there was no further risk to the safety of members of the public.

“A thorough investigation was immediately launched and I can confirm a 29-year-old man from Rugby has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. He remains in police custody at this time.

“Officers are continuing a number of enquiries to establish the circumstances around the incident, which has included reassurance patrols and a cordon of the property while searches have been carried out

“I urge anyone with information to call police on 101, quoting incident number 342 of 29 November.”


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