Four firearms suspects released

Four young men have been released without charge pending further inquiries relating to suspected firearms offences, Suffolk police have confirmed.The men were arrested on Sunday after officers received an anonymous call.

FOUR young men have been released without charge pending further inquiries in relation to suspected firearms offences, Suffolk police have confirmed.

The men were arrested on Sunday after officers received an anonymous call at 9.10pm from a member of the public saying a gun had been pointed at him in Grove Road, Felixstowe.

The force sent its armed support unit to the area and detained a group of young men who were then questioned at Ipswich police station.

They recovered ten replica firearms, including replicas of BB guns and MP5 and AK47 weapons.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter