Armed police in late night callout to Ottery following reports of air pistol

PUBLISHED: 15:22 14 November 2018 | UPDATED: 15:22 14 November 2018


Armed police were called and a man arrested during a disturbance in an Ottery home.

Officers were sent to Gerway Lane around 10.45pm last night [November 13] and remained until the early hours of this morning after reports of an air pistol at the address.

A police spokesman said no-one was injured or threatened by a pistol during the incident but a 20-year-old man had been arrested for common assault.

The spokesman said: “Two people left the property while one man remained inside in a distressed state.

“Negotiators attended the address and the man left the property without incident at 3.20am today [14 November].

“A CO2 air pistol was recovered from the address by police. No-one was injured by or threatened with the pistol during the incident.

“A 20-year-old man was arrested for common assault on another man. He remains in custody.”

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