Stoke & Staffordshire

Three arrested over armed siege in Blurton

Three people have been arrested after reports of a man armed with an axe in an area of Stoke-on-Trent.

Police were called to a house in Blurton Road in Blurton on Tuesday night.

The man was "extremely intoxicated" and had allegedly assaulted someone, Staffordshire Police said.

Armed police cordoned off the scene and negotiators were used. A man and two others were arrested in the early hours.

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