Norwich: Man Arrested After Stand Off With Police

A man has been arrested after armed police were involved in a short stand-off in Norwich.

A man has been arrested after armed police were involved in a short stand-off in Norwich on Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to a property in St Leonards Road at about 3.25pm following reports of a disturbance inside a flat.

They arrived to find a man outside with a stab wound to his arm and paramedics were called to the scene. He was later taken to hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition.

Armed officers attended the scene and negotiated with a man inside the property.  

A woman was brought safely from the address and moments later a man in his 40s was detained and arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm. 

The area was contained while police dealt with incident which was resolved by 4.30pm.

The man has been taken to Wymondham Police investigation Centre where he will be questioned.


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