Police arrest man after barricade drama Bath Street Southport

A Southport man was treated by paramedics after barricading himself into his Flat.

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Police were called to an address in Bath Street, Southport, at 10.40am this morning (Wednesday 6th August 2014) after reports of concerns for a man’s welfare.

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On arrival police found the man barricaded into his house.

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It was understood that the man had firearms in his possession so offers sealed off the road.

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Officers forced entry into the house at 12:39pm and arrested him.

He was taken to a waiting ambulance as a precaution, where there were no medical concerns.

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He was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and police say he will be questioned in relation to the incident.

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