Shots fired at house

Four people have been arrested after reports that shots were fired at a house in Cirencester.

Police were called to Ashcroft Road at around 10.40pm on Thursday, after calls reporting a loud bang.

Police believe two shots were fired, damaging a window.
 
Three 18-year-old men from Cirencester and a 17-year-old local boy have been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and criminal damage. They are currently helping police with their enquiries.
 
Nobody was injured in the incident and it is thought that all parties involved are known to each other.
 
Chief Superintendent for the area Gary Thompson says:

“Local residents may be understandably concerned about this and we would like to reassure them that incidents such as this are very rare and keeping local residents safe from harm is at the centre of all we do.
 
“Our officers acted quickly in response to the report and as a result four arrests have been made and a full investigation has been launched.
 
“We would like to thank the local community for their assistance thus far and also appeal to anyone with any information, who hasn’t yet spoken to us, to get in touch.”  

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary on 0845 090 1234 quoting incident number 519 of March 25. Alternatively you can remain anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 .

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