Sussex

Terry Bridger charged after 40-hour Pagham police stand-off

Police at Pagham Image copyright PA
Image caption Police were at the scene of the stand-off in Harbour Road for 40 hours

A 72-year-old man has been charged with a series of offences after a 40-hour stand-off with police in West Sussex.

Terry Bridger, 72, of Harbour Road, Pagham is charged with threatening to kill and possessing a gun with intent to cause fear of violence.

He is also charged with common assault and two counts of threatening to damage property.

Sussex Police spent two nights at a house in Harbour Road during the stand-off from Sunday to Tuesday.

Mr Bridger was remanded in custody by Crawley magistrates to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on 30 September.

Image copyright Eddie Micthell
Image caption Police spent two nights at a house in Harbour Road, Pagham

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites