Armed police were involved in a stand-off lasting five hours with a man at a pub in Brampton, Cumbria last night. Officers were called to reports a man was had a weapon at the Howard Arms.
A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill. No weapon was found.
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