Lawford Road update: police search for gun

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Parts of Lawford Road were cordoned off yesterday (Thursday) while police searched for a gun.

Officers taped off an area of Lawford Road around the flats near the Cemex plant.

A spokesman for Warwickshire Police said this morning (Friday): “Following a report to police relating to an incident near to Lawford Road, Rugby on Thursday morning a 32-year-old man arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

“An area of land near to Lawford Road was cordoned off by police to conduct a search for the weapon. Nothing was recovered and the man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.”