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Man, 39, arrested by armed police
12:52pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013 in News
POLICE officers were involved in the arrest of a 39-year-old man in Norton on Saturday evening after an allegation of threats to kill.
The incident occurred at Riverside View at about 6pm and the man was brought into custody for questioning after his arrest at 7.45pm.
He was later released on police bail until October 10.
Due to the nature of the complaint, officers from the Firearms Support Unit were called in to assist the local Safer Neighbourhood Team to ensure the man was detained safely and without further incident.
No-one was harmed and the complainant, who is aged in his early 20s, is receiving support while inquiries continue to examine the full circumstances.
Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Andy Rogers. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would prefer to remain anonymous, pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting reference 12130168777.