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Man, 41, arrested after altercation draws armed police

PUBLISHED: 12:34 11 May 2020 | UPDATED: 12:34 11 May 2020

More than 20 cards have been broken into in south west Norfolk. Picture: Archant

More than 20 cards have been broken into in south west Norfolk. Picture: Archant

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A man has been arrested after reports of an altercation in Great Yarmouth sparked an armed police response.

Police were called to Lichfield Road in Southtown at shortly before 8pm on Sunday (May 10), following an incident at one of the houses in the area.

A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

A spokesperson for the police has said the incident was “contained” and that both parties were known to each other.

The disturbance sparked an armed response and a heavy police presence remained in the area for more than two hours.

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