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Reassurance to Waverley residents following incident on Monday

11 Jul, 2018 16:15 News Witness Appeals

We would like to provide reassurance to the residents of Waverley after an incident on Monday (9 July) evening.


We were called to Lea Coach Road, Godalming around 9pm after receiving reports of a teenage boy who had been injured. 

Officers attended the scene and found the teenage boy had sustained injuries, believed to be from a firearm. The boy remains in hospital with serious injuries, but they not deemed to be life-threatening at this stage.

A man in his 50’s from Thursley was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, he has been released under conditional bail. A woman in her 40’s from Thursley was arrested for conspiracy to murder, and has been released under investigation. 

Inspector Gary Smith, of the Waverley Safer Neighbourhood Team said: “I understand that residents in Waverley must be concerned by the events of Monday night. We are continuing to investigate the circumstances around the incident, and still believe this was an isolated event. We have seized the firearm believed to be used in the incident, and there is nothing to indicate any other persons are at risk.


“If anyone does have any concerns around what happened, please contact the Waverley Safer Neighbourhood Team by calling 101, and we will be more than happy to provide advice to you.”

Anyone with information should call Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference PR/45180073168 or use the online reporting system

Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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