Armed police at Barnstaple axe incident

15:11 29 November 2012

Bailiff allegedly threatened with axe at Whiddon Valley Industrial Estate.

ARMED police were called out to Whiddon Valley in Barnstaple this afternoon (Thursday) after reports of a man threatening a bailiff with an axe.

Officers arrived at a commercial unit in Castle Park Road just after 1.30pm.

The man was arrested after giving himself up around 30 minutes later.

He is currently in custody at Barnstaple Police Station.

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