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UPDATE: Man arrested after disturbance at a property in Southwark

News   •   Jan 02, 2021 21:57 GMT

A man has been arrested after a disturbance at a residential address in Southwark.

Police were called at 14:12hrs on Saturday, 2 January to a property in Great Dover Street, SE1.

Officers, including armed response officers, attended the scene and made contact with a man who refused to leave the property.

At approximately 22:20hrs armed officers entered the property and safely detained a man, aged in his 40s. He has been arrested on suspicion of affray and making threats to commit criminal damage. The man remains in custody at a south London police station.

A short time later, police cordons were lifted and residents who’d left neighbouring properties as a precaution were able to return home.

No injuries were reported.