'Strangely there was no baseball': Two men arrested after reports of them carrying wooden bat through Shrewsbury

By Rory Smith | Shrewsbury | Crime | Published:

Two men police say were carrying a baseball bat through Shrewsbury have been arrested.

Two men were carrying the bat through Castlefields in Shrewsbury. Photo: @ShrewsburyCops

The men, who officers say were carrying the broken wooden bat through Castlefields, were reported to police some time before 1.30pm today.

Police said the men were detained and the bat was seized to be destroyed.

Shrewsbury Police tweeted: "Report of two males carrying a baseball bat in Castlefields.

"Detained by @ShrewsburyCops and @LpptNWestMercia and the bat has been seized for destruction.

"Strangely there was no baseball, wonder why?"

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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