Terrifying moment armed gunman walks down the street after threatening to shoot police officers

Terrifying moment armed gunman walks down the street after threatening to shoot police officers Boy, eight, ordered to flee by police marksmen as they hunted down the gunman in Much Wenlock, Shropshire Police firearms officers shot at the man, aged in his 50s, but missedHe was later arrested after being tackled by a police dog By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 12:07 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:37 GMT, 2 April 2013 This is the terrifying moment a gunman casually strolled down a road carrying a pistol which he had threatened to shoot two officers with.

Shropshire council splashes out 1m on town centre sculpture

So much for the age of austerity: Fury as council blows 1m on giant 'Slinky' toy sculpture Shropshire council commissioned the artwork commemorate the 200th birthday of Shrewsbury’s most famous son, Charles DarwinSome have likened it to a slinky spring and even a cow's spineIt cost 200,000 more to make than the Angel of the North | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 6 December 2012 A council that is slashing jobs in a bid to save 30million a year has been criticised for spending 1million on a 'slinky spring' sculpture. The concrete artwork – to commemorate the 200th birthday of Shrewsbury’s most famous son, Charles Darwin – even cost 200,000 more than the iconic Angel of the North