Suffolk

Man arrested after three-day stand-off in Crowfield

The scene earlier in Crowfield Image copyright Empics
Image caption Suffolk Police had armed officers at the scene of the Crowfield siege in Stone Street

A man who sealed himself inside a house has been arrested after a three-day stand-off with police.

Police were first called to Crowfield, Suffolk, on 23:15 GMT on Monday amid concerns for the welfare of a man in a property there.

The man, 42, came out of the house on Stone Street at 15:30 on Wednesday.

Suffolk Police said he had been arrested on suspicion of making threats and illegal possession of a firearm.

A police spokesman said officers had recovered at least one firearm.

He said searches of the property were continuing.

Stone Street was expected to reopen at 17:00.

Image caption The man came out of the house at about on Wednesday afternoon

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