Man remanded in custody on weapons charges

A 22-year-old man appeared at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with weapons offences following an incident in Bury on Wednesday.

Matthew Norwood, of Tutelina Road, Great Whelnetham, is charged with possession of a firearm when prohibited, possession of an air weapon with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of a blade/pointed article in a public place.

He was remanded in custody until a preliminary hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on May 15.