Police alert as bullets discovered at Shropshire waste site

By Sue Austin | Craven Arms | Crime | Published:

Police have warned that ammunition must be disposed of properly after shotgun cartridges and bullets were found at a waste management site in Shropshire.

Officers received a telephone call from staff at the Craven Arms waste management site on Long Lane on Friday morning after a member of the public had left two bullets and a box of shotgun cartridges there.

Officers collected the ammunition and said arrangements were then made for their safe disposal.

West Mercia police said that ammunition should be surrendered at a police station or disposed of through a registered firearms dealer or through another authorised firearm certificate holder.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

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


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