UPDATE Man with alleged firearm involved in police standoff in New Lane Crossens Southport August 19th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Man with alleged firearm involved in police standoff in New Lane Crossens Southport A man armed with and alleged firearm barricaded himself inside a house in New Lane, Crossens, Southport. Armed police officers responded to the home in New Lane, Crossens, at about 10:00pm on Saturday night 17th August 2013. The area has been cordoned off. A police negotiator from Lancashire Constabulary arrived on scene at 11:06pm and immediately put on a bulletproof top. ABOVE: Police negotiator from Lancashire Constabulary arrived on scene He said he hadn’t been fired at darning his career and wasn’t taking any chances. It was still stalemate at 11:23p Fire-fighters and paramedics are on standby down Rufford Road. The police helicopter is hovering overhead. UPDATE 1:20am SUNDAY Police sent in dogs at 1:30am and arrested man who had knife They gained entry via rear back door. There was a small fire started which was put out by firefighters a short time later. Police remain at the scene. REMEMBER WHERE YOU READ THIS STORY FIRST! OTS ONTHESPOT NEWS! Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Related Comments comments!