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Firearms incident - Newton Abbot. Man arrested
3:00pm Monday 16th December 2013 in Devon
A man has been arrested for possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life after an incident in Newton Abbott.
At around 7pm on Friday (December 13), officers attended St Mary's Court, Newton Abbot, after reports of a man making threats to kill.
Following a planned operation using armed officers, a dog handler and police negotiators, a local man in his 60s was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.
He has been released on police bail until 13 February 2014.
Police say there were no injuries reported in what they called a "domestic incident".
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