York & North Yorkshire

Police arrest man in 'crossbow threat' in Northallerton

A man who allegedly threatened to kill someone with a crossbow has been arrested by police in North Yorkshire.

Police said "extensive searches" were started by officers and the firearms team after reports of the incident in Northallerton on Saturday night.

A spokesman said the man was arrested and a crossbow and four bolts were recovered from a car.

The suspect remains in custody and police said they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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