Armed police swoop on house as man refuses to leave

Armed police were called to an address in Braintree (stock image) Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Armed police were called to an address in Braintree (stock image) Picture: ANDY ABBOTT - Credit: Archant

Essex police officers were involved in a stand-off with a man in a house in Braintree.

The incident is understood to have started at about 10.45am in Deanery Hill.

Armed police were called to reports for the welfare of a man inside a property.

The man was thought to be alone at the address as police continued negotiations.

At around 3.30pm, a man was arrested on suspicion of affray.


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