Man arrested following armed containment in Bidston, Wirral
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Merseyside Police can confirm that a man has been arrested following an armed containment in Bidston, Wirral this afternoon, Saturday 11 January.
At 2.30pm, a call was received reporting a disturbance at a residence in Stonebridge Court, involving a man allegedly in possession of a knife.
Armed officers and a negotiator attended at the scene along with other emergency services. At around 6.50pm, a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of threats to kill; public nuisance and possession of a bladed article.
Thank you to local residents for their patience while the incident was resolved.