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Police negotiator called to man on window ledge after ‘disturbance’ in Colwick


A police negotiator was called following an incident in Colwick yesterday where a man was reportedly on the window ledge after a disturbance. 

Nottinghamshire Police were called at 3.30pm on Sunday (October 18, 2020) to Balmoral Road following a report of a domestic incident.

Officers attended following an argument between a man and a woman.

Inspector Keiron Hancock said: “A large number of police resources were in Colwick yesterday following a report of a disturbance. 

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“A man threatened to jump out the window and a police negotiator was requested. He was able to persuade the man to get back away from the window ledge and to safety. 

“The man was treated by paramedics at the scene. No arrests were made. No one was injured.

“We would like to thank local residents for their patience throughout the incident as it was dealt with.

“We would like to reassure people that there was no wider risk to the public and we did everything we could to bring this incident to a peaceful conclusion.”

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