Police stormed a Nuneaton bowling ally at a leisure complex east of Birmingham in the United Kingdom ending an armed hostage situation on Sunday. 

Two hostages had been held at MFA bowl in Bermuda Park but freed after police injured the apparently lone gunman, who treated at the scene.

Warwickshire Police said that the incident, which caused no harm to to the hostages, was not connected to terrorism.



Emergency response services were called to the scene around 6:30 local time due to reports of a man with a shotgun and a “series loud bangs”.

When the bowling alley held an evacuation, staff realized two were missing after a headcount.

MFA Bowl chief executive Mehdi Amshar said the man was known to one of his staff at the bowling ally.


More details to follow. Image 1 from the police Twitter. 

Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a freelance journalist. He founded The Avro Post in October 2017. He writes for Breaking911 and Guelph Politico, among others. Feel free to connect at ELIRIDDER@ICLOUD.COM or at ELIRIDDER.CA

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