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Armed police deployed to address in Andover

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Armed police have been deployed to an address in Florence Court in Andover after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man.

Officers were called on Sunday at 11.45pm.

At around 11am this morning officers arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of assault.

He is currently in police custody.

Due to the circumstances of what had been reported to the police, a decision was made to deploy armed officers.

Police say there was no wider risk to the public and officers at the scene have been stood down.

Credit: Kimberley-ann Allen

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