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Man in court over siege in Rotherham

Police attend an armed siege at Rotherham Town Hall

Police attend an armed siege at Rotherham Town Hall

A man has appeared in court following a 10-hour armed siege at Rotherham Town Hall.

Conan Martin Lucas, aged 36, of Parkin Court, Ravenfield, Rotherham, appeared before magistrates accused of burglary following an incident on Saturday.

He has been remanded in custody until May 23, when he will appear at Sheffield Crown Court.

Police were called to the Town Hall at 9.45am to reports of an alarm activating. A man refused to leave.

 
 
 

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