Two in custody after armed police deployed to Corby

Two men have been arrested after an incident on the Danesholme estate in Corby this afternoon (Tuesday).

Tuesday, 1st October 2019, 4:38 pm
Herford Close in Corby.

Police were called to a domestic incident in Herford Close, off Copenhagen Road, at about 12.10pm.

Eyewitnesses reported five or six armed officers in the surrounding area with one saying police forced entry to a house.

A police spokesman said: "Because of the nature of the incident and for safety reasons, we deployed armed officers to the scene."

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A 35-year-old Corby man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

Police also arrested a 34-year-old Corby man on suspicion of robbery.

The spokesman added that the incident has now concluded.