Police at incident in Lawshall

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POLICE and ambulance crews were called to an incident in Lawshall today after a man barricaded himself into a home.

Police were called to an address in Churchill Close at around 11.40am where they negotiated with the man, who was reported to be threatening to harm himself.

Armed police were used to gain access to the property.

A police spokesman said that no-one else was thought to be in danger.

The 57-year-old was arrested for causing an affray and taken by ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital.