Police investigating Bestwood 'firearms incident' make ninth arrest after crash

Police investigating an incident involving 'firearms' in Bestwood have carried out a ninth arrest.

Officers took part in a routine vehicle stop, not part of a pre-planned operation, at around 6.25pm yesterday (May 30) on Mildenhall Crescent, Bestwood Park, when a motorbike crashed into a car after it failed to stop.

Hazel Hill Crescent. Pic: Google Images.

Hazel Hill Crescent. Pic: Google Images.

The motorbike driver sustained injuries, not believed to be life threatening, and has been taken to Queen's Medical Centre.

The man has been arrested in connection with with a firearms discharge in Hazel Hill Crescent, Bestwood Park, on Thursday (23 May).

He was arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms with intent to endanger life.

A road closure on Queens Bower Road and Bestwood Lodge Drive was closed while officers investigating.