Updated: Armed police arrest ‘man with axe’ in Bideford


- Credit: Archant

Eye witnesses reported seeing officers surround the house in High View yesterday evening.

ARMED police were called out to a house in High View, Bideford yesterday evening (Tues) after reports of a man with an ‘axe type weapon’.

Eye-witnesses reported seeing officers surround the house off Clovelly Road after the callout at around 6.40pm.

A 38-year-old man from Bideford was arrested at the scene and has been bailed until October 22.

A woman, aged 37 and also from Bideford, was arrested this morning (Weds) in connection with the same incident, on suspicion of causing fear or provocation of violence.

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She has also been bailed until October 22.

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