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Armed police and bomb squad called to north Suffolk village

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Armed police and a bomb squad have been called to a north Suffolk village after a number of weapons were found at a property.

Police have confirmed a 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of ABH and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Officers have been guarding the house this week, in Potash Lane, Wyverstone, since around 4pm on Sunday.

A police spokesman said they were called to a report of an assault which happened a few days earlier.

He said: “Police received a report on Sunday, April 13 that an assault had taken place at an address in Wyverstone on Thursday, March 27 against a woman in her 40s.

“Officers attended the address and a 49-year-old-man from the Stowmarket area was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm.

“As part of the investigation, police carried out a search warrant at the property and discovered a number of weapons.

“The 49-year-old was further arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm.

“Officers remain on site to ensure any potentially dangerous items are located and seized.”

 

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