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Incident in Saltburn

Armed police have sealed off a seaside town in Cleveland amid concerns for a woman's welfare.

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Woman remains in police custody

Bomb disposal experts Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A woman's been detained under the mental health act. The 40 year old was arrested after a 9 hour stand-off with armed police in Saltburn.

The bomb squad was called to the seafront yesterday after the woman was seen acting suspiciously. Eyewitnesses say she was lying on the ground with a ruckasck next to her.

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