Man charged over Launceston pub 'threats to kill'
A 56-year-old man has been charged with false imprisonment and threats to kill after three people were allegedly held captive at a Cornish pub.
Devon and Cornwall Police were alerted to the incident at the Newmarket Inn, on Race Hill, in Launceston, just before 06:00 BST on Monday.
Trained police negotiators and firearms officers went to the scene and a man was later arrested.
Stephen Atkinson, from Launceston, will appear before Bodmin magistrates later.
Police said no-one was hurt in the incident and a number of weapons were seized.