The armed police have taken a 12-hour break trying to negotiate with a man who has threatened an emergency worker with a large power tool
- The incident started at 9:30 a.m. after a rescue worker was threatened
- Devon and Cornwall police said the suspect was armed with a large power tool
- Officials have started negotiating with the man to get him out of the building
- A resident said that after the arrival of the armed police, "quietly quiet" became.
Trained police negotiators have spent more than 12 hours speaking to a man in Plymouth, Devon, who is armed with a large power tool.
The officers were called there shortly before 9:30 a.m. after the man threatened an emergency worker.
One resident said that the armed police had asked him to stay inside, but it has become "incredibly quiet" since then.
Heavily armed police officers moved a house in Plymouth after a man threatened a rescue worker with a large power tool
The incident in Ham Drive, Plymouth, started around 9:30 a.m. and is still active, according to the Devon and Cornwall police
The police negotiated with the man in Devon to get out of the building unarmed
Since then, countless police officers, firefighters, a dog handler and an ambulance have been seen on Ham Drive in Plymouth, Devon.
A police spokesman for Devon and Cornwall said: "At 9:28 a.m., the police were called to a property on Ham Drive Plymouth after an incident in which rescue workers were threatened by a man with a large power tool.
The police are currently on site and are working with the inmates at an address in Ham Drive to find a safe solution.
"This incident is ongoing."
A local resident said he saw unmarked vans arrive at the scene, but had heard no excitement on the street.
He said: "The police only say that they should stay inside – without giving information. There are also six to eight armed police and dog handlers.
& # 39; Fire engine hose connected to the mains. The police allow people to leave our street but not to enter.
"My wife wanted to run, but the police turned her over."
The Devon and Cornwall police say the incident is ongoing.
Heavily armed police secured the scene while officials negotiated with the man
Police have confirmed that the incident, which started at 9:30 a.m., is ongoing
An official covers his colleagues while they surround the suspect's house with what appears to be an L104A1 plastic truncheon
An armed police sergeant cradling a plastic baton was waiting for further orders
If they are needed, there are also doctors on site