Homes evacuated and firearms arrest over 'suspicious items' in Sheldon - The Solihull Observer

Homes evacuated and firearms arrest over 'suspicious items' in Sheldon

Solihull Editorial 6th Nov, 2017   0

A SHELDON man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after suspicious items were found at an address in Garretts Green Lane.

The 29-year-old from Sheldon was arrested on Saturday afternoon (November 4) in a vehicle on the Solihull by-pass and remains in police custody.

A cordon was placed around the property and several homes were evacuated as a precaution.

The EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team attended and following a forensic search of the property several items were seized. The cordon was scaled back to the house around 6pm and residents were allowed back to their homes.


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