Man arrested for wasting police time over air rifle shooting claim

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

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 today (Wednesday). He was also arrested on suspicion of arson and criminal damage.

The man is currently being held in custody at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.