(NUNEATON, Warks. UK.) Latest: Police storm bowling alley, gunman held and no casualties reported, MFA Bowl boss says, police confirm that this was not a terrorist attack #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – Oct.22: This is a follow up report from our breaking news in the last few hours and this is what we know so far: Police have stormed a bowling alley at a leisure complex in Nuneaton and ended an armed hostage siege, the firm’s chief executive has told the BBC #AceNewsDesk reports
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Megan Westwood: “We got evacuated one by one” ……Mehdi Amshar said two hostages had been held at MFA Bowl, in Bermuda Park, but a gunman had been arrested ………The suspect was treated at the scene and then taken to hospital, while two other men escaped uninjured, the West Midlands Ambulance Service said……………Warwickshire Police said the incident was unconnected to terrorism…..Emergency services were called out on Sunday afternoon, amid reports of a gunman with a shotgun…….There were reports of a “series of loud bangs” at around 18:30 BST……..MFA Bowl chief executive Mr Amshar told the BBC: “I understand the latest news is that the police have stormed the building and the gunman has been captured and taken away……….”I am just about to get further news about the hostages, who are my employees.”……….Mr Amshar said he understood the man was known to a member of staff at the bowling alley……….Staff realised two members of staff were missing when a headcount was completed after an evacuation, he added…….The gunman has been described by eyewitnesses as “in his 40s” and carrying a gun “slung” over his shoulder……..Chris Turner told the BBC he saw the man “ran up to the door of the bowling alley with a gun in his hand” and told him to “get out“………..He said the man also shouted at a crowd of people outside to leave, saying: “I’ve already told you once.“…..Megan Westward said she was about to leave a children’s soft play centre when staff told her to move away from the windows……..”There are quite a few bullet proof vans,” she said. “We’ve just seen an air ambulance take off, there are ambulances and there are police in full body suits with guns.”…….She was then evacuated to a nearby hotel…….The ambulance service said it had “a number of resources” at the scene, including a hazardous area response team and an emergency planner…….An air ambulance was initially dispatched to the scene but has now left………Bermuda Park includes a Holiday Inn Express hotel, a gym, a DIY store, a soft play centre and several restaurants…….Police storm Nuneaton bowling alley, gunman held and no casualties reported, MFA Bowl boss says https://t.co/egLE29NayK— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) October 22, 2017 #AceNewsDesk reports are provided by Sterling Publishing & Media News

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