Devon

Man arrested in Launceston after police stand-off

A man has been arrested following a stand-off with armed police at a house in east Cornwall.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the incident at the property on Race Hill in Launceston began at 06:00 BST and ended at 07:15 BST.

The force confirmed that firearms officers had been called to the scene and nearby roads were closed.

A police spokeswoman said the man had been arrested for making "threats to kill".

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