A young man in Swindon has been charged with having a firearm. 

Ryan Molloy, 20, of Edington Close, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Swindon Magistrates Court on Thursday (February 8).

The force confirmed to the Adver it relates to an incident in September, where a bag containing a firearm and bullets was discovered and handed to police.

A Wiltshire Police spokesperson said: "After a firearm was located in Toothill police have subsequently arrested and charged a male with possession of a firearm."

The force has also asked for anyone who might have more information to share to get in touch. 

The spokesperson continued: "Anyone with information in relation to this or other firearm offences can call Wiltshire Police on 101, or 999 in an emergency.

"Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."