Armed police swoop in Telford to arrest teenager over burglary and gun charges

Armed police swooped to arrest a teenager on suspicion of aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm.

Officers arrested the 17-year-old in a planned operation on the A442 Queensway between Oakengates and St Georges in Telford on Friday afternoon. He was arrested in relation to a burglary in Meese Close, Wellington, on Saturday, November 27.

It comes after Saood Ali, 21, from Wellington, was charged with robbery and possession of a knife in relation to the same burglary yesterday.

A police spokesman said: "The arrest this afternoon of a 17-year-old man in Telford on suspicion of aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm relates to an aggravated burglary in Meese Close, Telford on November 27, where weapons and a gun was used.

"Yesterday, December 2, 21-year-old Saood Ali, from Wellington, was charged and remanded into custody for robbery and possession knife/sharp pointed article in a public place relating to the same aggravated burglary."

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.

Top Stories

More from the Shropshire Star

UK & International News