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Man charged following stand-off with armed police in King’s Lynn

PUBLISHED: 10:34 24 September 2012

Armed police and the fire brigade were called to Stonegate Street in King's Lynn on Friday night. Picture; Matthew Usher.

Armed police and the fire brigade were called to Stonegate Street in King's Lynn on Friday night. Picture; Matthew Usher.

© Archant Norfolk 2012

A King’s Lynn man has been charged in connection with an incident in the town on Friday evening which involved armed police.

Gediminas Bubelis, 24, from Stonegate Street, has been charged with two counts of assault by beating, one count of theft from another person and one count of damaging a gas boiler with the intent to endanger life.

Bubelis has been remanded in custody and is due at King’s Lynn Magistrates Court this morning.

A police spokesman said: “We would once again like to thank the local community for their patience and assistance with this matter.”

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