Shropshire Star

Police insist 'no wider risk' to public after weekend arrest over 'isolated incident' in Cleobury Mortimer

Police in South Shropshire arrested a man following an "isolated incident" in Cleobury Mortimer on Saturday afternoon.

The arrest related to what police described as an "isolated incident".

There was an increased police presence in the Steeple Close area between around 11am and 1pm while officers dealt with the incident, but they say there was no wider risk to the public.

A 37-year-old man was arrested at the scene for breaching a criminal behaviour order and criminal damage.

West Mercia Police say their enquiries are ongoing.

Sergeant Liam Heathcote of Shropshire Police said: “We would like to reassure members of the public that, despite the increased police presence in this area of Cleobury Mortimer today, there was no risk to the public and this was an isolated incident.

“A 37-year-old man was arrested at the scene and enquiries are continuing.”