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Man arrested after armed police attend Ipswich street following concern for welfare of person

PUBLISHED: 13:23 16 August 2019 | UPDATED: 20:30 16 August 2019

Police are at the scene of the incident in Chantry Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown

Police are at the scene of the incident in Chantry Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown

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Police are reassuring people there is no wider threat to the public after officers arrested a man following an incident at a property in Chantry.

Suffolk police were called shortly before 11am this morning with concerns for the welfare of a person at a property in the vicinity of Robin Drive, Ipswich.

The incident was contained to the property in question and there is not believed to be any wider threat to the public.

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A man was arrested for affray, assault and obstructing an officer. He has been taken to Martlesham police investigation centre where he remains.

There were a range of officers in attendance, including armed police.

A police spokeswoman said: "We were called to an address in the vicinity of Robin Drive, Ipswich, shortly after 10.50am, following concerns for the welfare of an individual in a property.

"The incident was contained within the address and there was no wider threat to the public."

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