Man arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in Ellesmere

By Sue Austin | Ellesmere | News | Published:

A man from Ellesmere has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill, criminal damage and a public order offence in the town.

Police sealed off the street overnight

Police were called to a property on Scotland Street at about 11.20pm yesterday following reports of disorder and criminal damage.

Officers attended, and the property was evacuated for about two hours while the incident, which is not thought to be terrorism-related, was ongoing.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and he remains in police custody. Police said the investigation continues today.

Officers sealed off Scotland Street in the early hours urging the public to stay away from the area.

They said residents were being kept informed of developments during what they said was an ongoing incident.

The road was reopened within an hour.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.

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