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 STOKE-ON-TRENT, NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME, STAFFORDSHIRE MOORLANDS, SOUTH CHESHIRE

Armed police make arrest in Staffordshire Moorlands high street

A man has been arrested In a moorlands high street for possession of firearm


Armed officers from Staffordshire Police  attended Cheadle high street this evening following reports of a man with a firearm.


Police have arrested a 69-year-old man from the town on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear/violence.



A spokesperson for Staffordshire police said


“We went to High Street, Cheadle, at 4.20pm today (Sunday 17 December) following reports of a man with a firearm.


A man was found by officers.


A 69-year-old man, from Cheadle, was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear/violence.


He remains in custody and inquiries are ongoing.


We would like to thank the public for their assistance.


If you have any information that could help us with our inquiries, call us on 101, quoting incident 492 of 17 December, or message us using Live Chat on our website.


You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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