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Police raided a Traveller site in Screveton as part of an investigation into an allegation of attempted murder on Tolney Lane, Newark

A second Traveller site was raided as part of an investigation into an alleged attempted murder, the Advertiser has learned.

It has been suggested armed police were involved in the raid on the Traveller site at Flintham Lane, Screveton, which was initially settled illegally in 2018, but granted planning permission on appeal the following year.

The Screveton Traveller site. (37071277)
The Screveton Traveller site. (37071277)

Detective Inspector Steve Wragg, from Nottinghamshire Police, confirmed: “Officers have carried out a number of searches in in relation to a shooting incident in Tolney Lane, Newark on Wednesday, June 17.

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