BREAKING: Man arrested after armed siege in South Yorkshire released by police

A man arrested after an armed siege in Rotherham has been released without charge.

Thursday, 16th February 2017, 11:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:35 am
A man has been released without charge after an armed siege in Rotherham

The 42-year-old was quizzed by detectives over claims he held a woman hostage in a Rotherham house.

He was arrested on suspicion of assault and false imprisonment after an armed siege in Spalton Road, Parkgate, on Monday night, in which police officers surrounded a property and warned a man inside that if there were any attempts to endanger life they would open fire to protect others.

A man has been released without charge after an armed siege in Rotherham

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A man has been released without charge after an armed siege in Rotherham