Knife siege ends with arrest

A SIEGE in an Ipswich street has ended with the arrest of a 21-year-old man.Police were called to an address in Stoke Street at about 9.20am after it was reported a man was inside with a knife.

A SIEGE in an Ipswich street has ended with the arrest of a 21-year-old man.

Police were called to an address in Stoke Street at about 9.20am after it was reported a man was inside with a knife.

More than ten officers arrive at the scene dressed in riot gear and two negotiators entered the house.

Police said the man was threatening to take his own life and they were concerned for his welfare.

The siege took about four hours to resolve.

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