Liverpool

Armed police arrest man in Tuebrook over 'threats to kill'

Moscow Drive, Tuebrook Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to the disturbance in Moscow Drive and remained there for more than four hours

Armed police surrounded a house in Liverpool amid reports of a man armed with a knife making threats to kill.

Officers were called to Moscow Drive in Tuebrook at about 17:00 GMT on Tuesday and remained there for more than four hours.

They entered the house at about 21:30 GMT, searched the building, and arrested a 35-year-old man.

No-one was injured and the man was held on suspicion of making threats to kill.

A Merseyside Police spokesman said: "The property will remain cordoned off for the time being whilst further enquiries are carried out and officers will remain in the area to reassure the local community."

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