A 33-year-old man has been arrested after armed police surrounded a house in Leicester yesterday.
The man was arrested after a seven hour standoff yesterday evening on Vyners Close in Thorpe Astley.
Police have confirmed the arrest was in relation to a theft incident.
A spokesman for the Police said: “In the interest of officer and public safety, armed units had been deployed to the scene”.
Local residents said the police had surrounded the property for a number of hours, however, Police were reassuring residents that there was nothing to worry about.
The 33-year-old, who hasn’t been named remains in police custody.
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