VIDEO: Man in custody after five-hour armed police siege in Bretton, Peterborough

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A man is in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station following a five-hour armed police siege yesterday (Tuesday, October 20).

The 31-year-old was arrested in Watergall, Bretton after 5pm yesterday.

The scene in Watergall in Bretton, Peterborough

The scene in Watergall in Bretton, Peterborough

The man had been inside a house evading police arrest since after midday.

The woman who was inside with him did not sustain serious injury, a Cambridgeshire police spokeswoman said.

Police were called to an address in Watergall at 12.25pm to reports of a domestic incident.

The East of England Ambulance Service were called just after 1pm and sent an ambulance crew, two ambulance officers and a Hazardous Area Response Team which which provides emergency patient care faster at the scene of a major incident.

A spokesman said a woman was assessed but that nobody needed to be treated.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended.

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