ArnoldNewsMan detained following armed stand-off with police in Arnold

Police say a man has been detained under the mental health act following an armed stand off with police in Arnold earlier today.

The incident took place at Jacobs Court in the town.

Armed officers were called to the flats at around 12.15pm today, following a report of a person armed with a weapon.

An ambulance was also in attendance.

A number of properties were evacuated as a precautionary measure, however people have now been told they can return home.

Taking him away he mite get the help he needs now

Posted by Mark Logan on Wednesday, 12 September 2018

(Video above shows person leaving the property in an ambulance – video courtesy of Mark Logan)

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “A 25-year old man has been detained under the Mental Health Act after an incident at a block of flats in Arnold.

They added: “We would like to thank people for their co-operation and apologise for the inconvenience caused.”

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