Armed police called to house in Huntingdon

PUBLISHED: 14:13 19 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:13 19 February 2018


A man has been detained during an incident involving armed police at a house in Huntingdon.

Police said no-one had been hurt in the incident, in Kings Ripton Road, which started just after 10.15 this morning (Monday).

People living in the area said at least 10 police cars had been seen outside the property and that the road had been closed outside.

A police spokesman said: “We were called at 10.19am today with reports of concern for a man at a property in Kings Ripton Road in Sapley.

“Officers attended the scene and detained the man, who was making threats. Nobody was injured.”

The police spokesman confirmed that armed officers were among police who attended.

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