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Man arrested after police standoff in Elderslie house

Elderslie incident
Image caption The incident at the house in Elderslie lasted about five hours

A 27-year-old man has been arrested following a five-hour standoff with police at a house in Renfrewshire.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance at the house in Park Avenue, Elderslie, at 20:25 on Tuesday.

Police wearing protective clothing and equipped with shields negotiated with the man before the incident was brought to a close at 01:25.

The man is currently in custody and is expected to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court on Thursday.

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