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Armed Police Arrest Man in Norton After Claims of Kill Threats

Police 5

2:43pm 29th September 2013

Armed police officers were involved in the arrest of a 39-year-old man at Norton, near Malton, on Saturday evening following an allegation of threats to kill.

The incident occurred at Riverside View at about 6pm and the man was brought into custody for questioning following his arrest at 7.45pm.

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 enquiries continue to examine the full circumstances.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Andy Rogers. Or email andy.rogers@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you would prefer to remain anonymous, please pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 12130168777.

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