Man arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms and expolosives

A man is in custody this tonight following the execution of a warrant at an address in Bury St Edmunds.

The pre planned search of the premises in Olle Close, Bury St Edmunds took place at approximately 6.10pm.

A 75-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds was arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms and explosives and is currently being held at the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.

During the search of the property a number of firearms were found and it was deemed necessary for the Army Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) to attend the address.

The BDS have now resumed and a police presence will remain at the property overnight and police searches will continue at the property tomorrow.