BREAKING: Man found with fake gun following armed siege in South Yorkshire street
A man was found with an imitation firearm after an armed siege in Doncaster yesterday.
The 29-year-old was arrested after armed officers surrounded a property in Wensleydale Road, Scawsby and specialist negotiators were sent to the scene.
They were called to the property at round 3.30pm and left following the arrest at 10pm.
In a statement issued today, South Yorkshire Police said: "At round 3.30pm yesterday afternoon, police were called to a property on Wensleydale Road, Doncaster, following concerns for a man.
"Both specialist officers and armed police attended the address and the road was closed for some time while negotiators spoke to the man.
"At about 10pm, a 29-year-old man was detained on suspicion of the possession an imitation firearm."