Nottinghamshire Police say a 40-year-old man has been arrested during an early morning raid in our village on suspicion of the possession of a firearm.
Officers carried out a warrant just before 2.30am today (Tuesday 4th February) at a house on Woodhouse Gardens in Ruddington and recovered what is thought to be a firearm from the property.
Detective Constable Paul Parish, who is investigating this case, said: “We take all information we get about firearms extremely seriously and I am pleased we have been able to take what appears to be a firearm off our streets.”
He added: “We are committed to keeping our communities safe from the use of weapons and we will continue our work through education and enforcement to ensure that is the case.”
Remember, if YOU have any information about possible criminal activity in our village, or have noticed something suspicious, you’re asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.