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Man in custody after armed siege in Leighton Buzzard

A man is in custody after a 5-hour armed siege in Leighton Buzzard last night.

A cordon was put in place while police negotiators spoke to a man inside a property in the Bridge Street area.

The 42-year old was led away from the house by police officers at about 10.30pm.

An imitation firearm was found at the scene.