Taser used on man arrested by police in Liverpool

Police used a Taser on a man after a stand-off at a house in Liverpool

Armed police were called to Hinton Street, Fairfield, in the early hours to a man threatening to harm himself and refusing to leave the premises.

Officers discharged a baton round and then used a Taser. The 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray.

He was injured but it was thought not seriously. Merseyside Police has informed the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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