Gun shots reported to police in Bishop's Castle

POLICE have been investigating reports of gun shots in a south Shropshire town on Saturday afternoon. West Mercia Police officers said the reports came into them at around 2pm on Saturday. A larger than normal police presence was in Bishop’s Castle as officers responded to the reports, but “nothing was found”.

South Shropshire’s safer neighbourhoods team said: “A thank you from PC Coote to residents of Bishop’s Castle whilst officers dealt with a report of gun shots at 2pm today. “Nothing found all appears in order. “This involved a number of officers and resources to be deployed and increased activity.”

No more information has been made available by West Mercia Police.

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