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Jail term for Chepstow siege gunman

Greg Searle during the siege
The stand-off last August eventually ended when police stormed Greg Searle's home Credit: ITV News Wales

A gunman who said he was going to commit "live murder on Facebook" during an eight-hour-siege at his home in Chepstow has been jailed. Greg Searle, 35, posted updates on the social networking site as he threatened police with what was eventually discovered to be a fake gun.

He pleaded guilty to affray and admitted threatening police officers with an imitation firearm.

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