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Arrests made as armed police swoop on Wellington home
ARMED police surrounded a flat in Wellington during an early-morning raid.
Officers attended a property in Priory just after 7.30am on Tuesday (April 15) after receiving reports of a wanted man being inside, police said.
A 29-year-old man from Minehead was arrested on suspicion of stealing a motor vehicle and a 21-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being allowed to be carried in a stolen vehicle.
A statement released by Avon and Somerset Police said: “At around 7.30am on Tuesday we became aware that a man wanted in connection with the theft of a vehicle was in a property in Priory.
“Armed officers contained the building and he came out of the building and was subsequently arrested along with a woman who was also inside.”
The man remains in custody while the woman has been released with no further action being taken.