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Armed police swoop on Newton Abbot home after 'threats to kill'

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: December 14, 2013

Police at the scene of the incident on St Marys Court in Newton Abbot

Police at the scene of the incident on St Marys Court in Newton Abbot

Armed police officers and negotiators were called to a property in Newton Abbot last night after reports of threats to kill were made.

At 7pm armed officers, a dog handler and police negotiators, attended St Marys Court in Newton Abbot following reports of "threats to kill".

Teignbridge Supt Glen Mayhew said: "After negotiations a local man aged in his 60s was arrested.

"This is being described as a domestic incident."

No injuries were reported by police and the man has been bailed while further investigations continue.

 
 

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