Police called following Honiton knife drama


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Police attended a property in Streamers Meadow this morning (Wednesday, May 11).

Police officers were called to a property in Honiton this morning (May 11) following concerns for the welfare of a woman who was believed to have been in possession of a knife.

Units attended a property in Streamers Meadow after police were called around 10.35am.

A cordon was set up as police attempted to negotiate with the woman.

Closures were put in place at Jerrard Close and Livermore Road.

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A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said the incident ended peacefully, and a woman in her thirties is now in police custody.

They went on to say that she is currently awaiting assessment by a mental health professional.

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There are currently no reports of anyone being injured during the incident.

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