Pair held hostage by man armed with an axe in Burnley

DETECTIVES have made an arrest after two people were allegedly held hostage by a man armed with an axe.

Armed police were called to Prairie Crescent in Burnley at 2am today to reports a man and a woman  were being held hostage.

A police spokesman said after negotiations the man, believed to have been armed with an axe, left the house and was detained.

A 39-year-old man, from Burnley, is now being held by detectives having been arrested on suspicion...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-05-22 14:44
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