Third arrest following shots fired in Rotherham

Date published: 23 July 2021 11:42
Dated: 23 July 2021 11:43:02

Officers in Rotherham have made a third arrest in connection with shots fired in Rawmarsh yesterday (Thursday 22 July).

Police were called at 2.09am following reports of shots being fired at a junction between Kilnhurst Road and Lime Tree Crescent.

There were no reported injuries and enquiries are ongoing.

A 36-year-old man from Rotherham was arrested in connection to the incident and has since been released on bail.

A 46-year-old man has also been released on bail following his arrest. A 34-year-old woman has been released under investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Murphy, from the Armed Crime Team said: "Our officers will remain in the area while we continue our investigations. If you see an officer and have any questions or concerns, please know they are there to support you and will be happy to answer your questions.

“As we continue our investigations it's vital that those with information come forward to report it. We are doing everything we can to bring those responsible to justice but your support is vital.

"Please report any relevant information by speaking to an officer or calling 101 quoting reference: 077 of 22 July."

If you would like to report information, but wish to remain anonymous, contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

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