Northern Ireland

Coleraine: Man arrested after armed police called to Mountsandel house

Police were called to the house in Knockantern Grove on Tuesday afternoon Image copyright Mark Jamieson
Image caption Police were called to the house in Knockantern Grove on Tuesday afternoon

A 43-year-old man has been arrested following an incident at a house in the Mountsandel area of Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Heavily armed police were called to the property on Knockantern Grove on Tuesday afternoon.

The man was detained on suspicion of possessing of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an offence and assault on police.

Image copyright Mark Jamieson
Image caption The house was cordoned off for a time on Tuesday
Image copyright Mark Jamieson
Image caption Police at the scene of the incident in the Mountsandel area of Coleraine