Le Marais incident

A 28-year-old man is in custody this morning following an incident at Le Marais last night which involved the deployment of firearms officers.

Police were called at 5.40pm last night following a disturbance at one of the flats.

Based on the information received specially trained firearms officers and negotiators were deployed where they spent almost seven hours negotiating with the man and subsequently arresting him just after midnight.

No one was injured during the incident.

The incident was contained in one flat at Le Marais, however three floors were evacuated as a safety precaution.

Officers would like to thank the residents of Le Marais for their understanding surrounding the inconvenience that was caused. They would also like to thank the Honorary Police and the staff of the Parish Hall who assisted with the residents who were prevented from gaining access to their property.


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