Man arrested and weapon found during police raid in Haverhill

Police news.
Police news.

A man has been arrested and a weapon confiscated after police raided the living quarters at a hotel in Haverhill.

Officers from Essex Police arrived at the accommodation at the rear of the Woodlands Hotel in Coupals Road at 7am today (Thursday, Feb 27) and arrested the man at 9am.

A police spokesman said: “A 42-year-old man from the Haverhill area has been arrested on suspicion of threats to kill, assault and criminal damage and he is currently being questioned by detectives at Braintree Police Station.

“A gas powered weapon has also been confiscated.”

Officers remained stationed outside the property this afternoon.