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UPDATE: Man charged with firearm offence

News   •   Aug 03, 2019 05:22 BST

A man from Suffolk charged with a firearm offence has appeared in court. 

Clinton Hicks, 59 (29.07.60) of Normanshurst Close, Lowestoft, Suffolk was charged with section 5(1 – ABA) of the firearms act on the afternoon of Friday 2 August.

Hicks appeared in custody at Ipswich Magistrates' Court on Saturday, 3 August and was remanded to next appear at Ipswich Crown Court on Monday, 2 September.

This follows the arrest of a 59-year-old man on Sunday, 28 July on suspicion of possession of a firearm. He was then further arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

He was charged as above. No further action was taken in relation to the arrest for terrorism.