Firearms incident in Lower Stratton

Alert message sent 28/08/2019 22:54:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police


We were called to a disorder in the Lower Stratton area of Swindon at around 7.30 this evening (28/08/19). 

Due to the nature of the incident armed officers attended and on arrival found a man pointing and then shooting a weapon at police from a building.  

Officers quickly contained the situation and no-one was injured. 

A 31-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm, criminal damage  and common assault.  

He has been taken to Gablecross police station and is currently in custody. 
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Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

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