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A Man Has Been Detained Following Armed Police Incident in St Helens

A man has now been detained and will be taken to a local police station.

Police can confirm that armed officers are in St Helens today following a concern for the safety of a man.

At around 11.25am, a call was received following reports of a man in possession of a knife at a property in Lewis Street.

Nobody else is in the property and police would ask people to avoid the area while the incident is resolved, and thank local residents for their patience.
 

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