Man held by police after barricading himself inside Doncaster house

A man has been detained by police at a house in Doncaster after he barricaded himself in in a stand-off with officers.

By Darren Burke
Wednesday, 12 June, 2019, 11:15

Police were called to the property in King Avenue, Rossington earlier today following reports of threatening behaviour.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said officers were sent to the property at around 12.15pm.

A spokesman said: “Officers were concerned for the safety of a 44-year-old man who was inside the property and after refusing to let officers in, negotiators were called.”

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Shortly afterwards the man was detained on suspicion of affray and criminal damage.

No-one was injured in the incident.