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Armed siege in Basildon

First published in News

ARMED cops forced their way into a Basildon home after threats were made to police.

Officers were called to a house in Gordon Road following a neighbour dispute at about 9.30pm on Friday.

A man in the house then threatened police officers with violence.

Police forced their way in shortly after 2am today and arrested a 52-year-old man.

He was taken to Basildon Hospital suffering from a pre-existing medical condition.

He was later discharged and taken to Basildon Police station for questioning.


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