Armed Policing Incident at Greenside Road

Police have arrested a 36 year old man at a property in Greenside Road, Carlisle.

At 3:42 am today (23rd January) police received reports of a man in a distressed state, threatening to harm himself.

Police officers attended the area, including armed officers, to assess the situation and maintain the safety of the public and the caller.

Through negotiators on scene, the man surrendered himself to officers and he has been arrested.

Another man in his eighties who was in the property has not been injured.

At no time was the public at risk and the situation was resolved peacefully.