Man charged after seven-hour stand-off with armed police in Peterborough

A man has arrested following a seven-hour stand-off with armed police in Peterborough has been charged.

Tuesday, 29th May 2018, 2:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:28 pm
Armed police in Bretton on Friday. Photo: Terry Harris

At 3.03am on Friday, May 25, police were called to an incident involving concern for a person at a property in Outfield in Bretton.

The road and surrounding area were cordoned off by police and members of the public were asked to avoid the area.

The stand-off came to an end shortly after 10am when the man was successfully taken into custody by officers.

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Armed police in Bretton on Friday. Photo: Terry Harris

Gerard Kinlan, 35, of Fellowes Gardens in Peterborough, was charged with possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid/gas/electrical incapacitation, assault causing actual bodily harm and making off without payment.

He was remanded to appear at court.

Armed police in Bretton on Friday. Photo: Terry Harris