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A 32 year-old man has been questioned by police following a firearms incident in Barnstaple. The area around Castle Street was cordoned off yesterday evening after a reports that a man was threatening to harm himself and others.
Police have arrested a man in Barnstaple following an incident in the town which saw armed officers close off several streets this afternoon.
The public's being asked to keep away from Castle Street in Barnstaple after reports of a man with a firearm in the area.
The road is closed and armed police are on the scene.
Police in Barnstaple are advising people to keep out of parts of the town centre following a firearms incident.
Officers were called to Castle Street soon after four o'clock. There's concern for the safety of man inside a property.
The area around the Strand has been cordoned off