The stand- off at Pagham, near Bognor Regis, West Sussex started at around 4pm this afternoon. Local people have told ITV Meridian that they have been advised to stay in their homes until they have resolved the situation, It's believed the man, aged 72, in the property is on his own. Early reports from eye-witnesses to the ITV Meridian newsroom suggested a woman had also been in the house and was released - this has not been officially confirmed yet.
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Doors have been smashed and thousands of pounds in cash, jewellery and camera equipment taken in a spate of burglaries in Farnham, Surrey.