Armed police swoop following ‘kill’ threat

Man arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill

A MAN was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in Bideford yesterday lunchtime (Sunday) following an incident in the town.

Armed police closed of part of Allhalland Street, including an alleyway leading to the Quay, as officers negotiated with the suspect for more than an hour.

No-one was hurt and police recovered a BB (ballbearing) gun.

A 48-year-old local man was arrested at domestic property and has been bailed until March 28.

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