UPDATE: Air rifle assault claim man released on bail

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A 41-year-old Little Cornard man arrested on suspicion of wasting police time over claims he was shot with an air rifle at his home has been released on bail.

Officers investigating reports that the man had been shot in the head, neck and hand on the doorstep to his home in Chapel Lane on Friday arrested him on Wednesday. He was also arrested on suspicion of attempted arson and criminal damage.

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre yesterday and released on bail today (Thursday) pending further inquiries and is due to return to the investigation centre on March 6.