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Armed police arrest man in Preston city centre

Posted on - 1st September, 2015 - 10:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre
Officers close off the junction of Crown Street and Atkinson Close Pic: givemetruth

Officers close off the junction of Crown Street and Atkinson Close Pic: givemetruth

Armed police have arrested a man in Preston city centre during Tuesday evening.

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A number of members of the public reported the man was surrounded by armed officers in Atkinson Close.

He was led away around 6.15pm along Crown Street after a tense stand off.

At this stage it is not known why the man was arrested.

Blog Preston has contacted Lancashire Police for further details about the incident.

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