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PremierLeague-News.Com - Gun-toting cops launched the raid in Westwood Gardens, in the Ferguslie area, after reports a man had kicked-off in a house.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Heavily armed police stormed a house in Paisley using ballistics shields during a tense two hour stand-off. Gun-toting cops launched the raid in Westwood Gardens, in the Ferguslie area, after reports a man had kicked-off in a house. Shocked neighbours looked on as the street will filled by up to six police cars, at around 2pm on Sunday. Read More Related Articles Cat missing for two weeks 'lucky to be alive' after being found in River Cart Specialist negotiators were called in a bid to talk the man from the house peacefully but when this effort failed the order was given for armed police to enter. A number of black-clad cops with semi-automatic weapons were seen rushing into the property - with at least one officer spotted holding a large ballistics shield. The incident was brought to an end around 4pm - almost two hours after the initial call to police. Read More Related Articles Yellow weather warning issued for snow and ice in Renfrewshire Reports that the man had taken a police officer hostage during the stand-off were rejected by Police Scotland. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said a man had been arrested in connection with the incident. She said: “Around 2.
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. “Officers and negotiators attended and around 4pm the 36 year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident. “A full report has been forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.” It is understood that police are not linking the siege to a shooting incident which took place in nearby Glencoats Drive at the end of last year. A gunman fired a bullet at a house in the street, smashing a front window at around 1.30am on December 30. A neighbour described hearing a loud bang that he thought was a firework. The area was locked down by detectives who carried out a full forensic sweep of the area. No-one was injured in the shooting and enquiries are ongoing.
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