Police call in McDonald's delivery in bid to end nine-hour stand-off
Police called in a McDonald's delivery during nine-hour negotiations with a man which locked down a street.
A man was arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after a road in Kidderminster was closed off.
Park Street was closed by West Mercia Police on Tuesday as police dealt with an incident "involving concern for a man's safety".
Police were initially called to an address within Park Court at around 3am on Tuesday, where a man was threatening to harm himself.
Later that afternoon, police arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of firearms offences.
Armed police were called to the scene alongside other emergency services.
West Mercia Police told reporters officers had requested the McDonald’s, which was delivered by UberEats, in a tactic by negotiators.
A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "Police attending an incident in Park Street arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of firearms offences.
"We anticipate he will be taken to hospital by ambulance as a precautionary measure."
Local Policing Chief Inspector, Helen Kinrade said: “We are pleased to have brought this incident to a safe resolution and I would like to thank any residents affected for their patience.”
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