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A man's been taken into police custody after a five hour armed stand-off in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, which was sparked over worries he had a gun.
Armed officers from Bedfordshire Police surrounded a flat above a shop in Bridge Street on the evening of Tuesday 5 February 2013. Trained police negotiators were called in to speak to a man inside.
Police were contacted at 5pm by the man's neighbours who were concerned for his safety.
A cordon was put place in Bridge Street, West Street and Friday Street while the negotiators spoke with the individual. Armed Response Units as well as the Army Bomb Disposal Unit were also at the the scene.
Late on Tuesday night the man came to the hallway of his property and was apprehended by armed response officers. A replica firearm was recovered at the scene.
A cordon remained in place in Bridge Street, West Street and Friday Street overnight while a search of the man's home took place.
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