Man arrested after Needham Market siege

A MAN has been detained under the Mental Health Act following a five-hour siege in Needham Market.The incident started on Saturday when police were called to Ludbrook Close at 1.

A MAN has been detained under the Mental Health Act following a five-hour siege in Needham Market.

The incident started on Saturday when police were called to Ludbrook Close at 1.40pm to assist a doctor treating a patient.

Police were forced to withdraw from the scene but contained the incident in the early evening when they detained the man who was treated in hospital for a hand injury.

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