Cornwall man shot with Taser gun is charged by police

A 72-year-old man shot with a Taser stun gun in a stand-off with armed police in Cornwall has been charged with causing criminal damage.

The man was Tasered and arrested on Sunday in St Day.

Firearms officers and a negotiator attended the incident as it was believed the man had access to a number of weapons and firearms.

The man remains in police custody and is due before magistrates on Tuesday.

No one was injured during the incident, police said.

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