Police arrest sword man
11:50am Friday 30th August 2013 in News
ARMED police were called to handle a drunk man who attempted to barricade himself in his Old Town home and damaged a door with a sword.
The 30-year-old man was arrested for affray and criminal damage after the incident at 7.30pm on Wendesday evening, and armed officers were needed to respond to the call after he put a sword through the front door before retrieving it.
Police negotiated with the intoxicated man for nearly 50 minutes through a window of the Union Street house before he was handcuffed and taken to Gablecross police station, where he spent the night in a cell.
Information to Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.