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Update on police investigation in Bridgnorth

A police cordon has been lifted on Whitburn Street in Bridgnorth.  This follows a police investigation into an incident where a vehicle failed to stop for police.

It is reported that a white Peugeot has been involved in a collision with a car on Bridgnorth High Street and a building on Waterloo Terrace, before being found abandoned in Castle Street.

Enquiries are ongoing to locate two suspects seen leaving the vehicle which failed to stop for police.

Inspector Paul Mathison from West Mercia Police said: " I would like to reassure the local community that they are in no danger and this is not in any way related to terrorism. I would also like to thank the public for their patience whilst officers carried out searches in the local area."

If anyone witnessed the collision or has any information which could assist police they are asked to call 101, quoting reference 190s of 7 June.

Issued: 4pm, Wednesday 7 June 2017, Helen Blake, Corporate Communications

Published 07/06/17