Thursday, 14 February 2013

Armed police storm Tewkesbury home after spotting toy mortar 'weapon' on Facebook picture

Resident Ian Driscoll was stunned when five policemen, including two who were armed, turned up on his doorstep with a search warrant.

“Five officers turned up in unmarked police cars. They flashed the search warrant in my face and said it was lucky I was in so they didn’t have to break my door down.

She added that the two armed officers only attended in case their technical armoury knowledge was needed.

  1. Tewkesbury man Ian Driscoll with his toys
                 Tewkesbury man Ian Driscoll with his toys

    Gloucestershire police spokeswoman Alexa Collicott said: “The information was given to us in good faith and we acted with good intentions. 


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