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Man charged following standoff with police in Sudbury

PUBLISHED: 18:34 31 May 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown

Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown


The incident happened on Wednesday at around 1pm on Windermere Road in the east of the town.

Police spent two hours responding to a man with a screwdriver who had locked himself in a room.

A spokesperson for Suffolk police said: “Police were called to an address in Windermere Road, Sudbury, at around 1pm yesterday to reports of a disturbance.

“On attending, officers received threats from a man armed with a screwdriver who subsequently locked himself in a room at the property.

“No one was injured in the incident.”

They also confirmed that the Police Support Unit had been called to the scene.

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