UPDATE: Man in 40s arrested after stand off with police outside Spirella Building in Letchworth

Police were called to the Spirella Building car park at about 2.15pm.

Police were called to the Spirella Building car park at about 2.15pm. - Credit: Archant

A man in his 40s has been arrested after a stand off with police outside the Spirella Building in Letchworth.

Emergency Services were called to the Spirella Building car park on Bridge Road at about 2.15pm today by a member of the public concerned with the ‘welfare of a man’ at the entrance of the building.

Officers were in attendance for more than two hours and cordoned off the area.

Nigel Webb posted on Twitter: “Massive #police presence at #Spirella building in #Letchworth. Car park blocked off by at least eight squad cars.”

And @DugganRL said: “Police outside the Spirella building in #Letchworth, man with a knife and police blocking the entrance.”


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A police spokesman said: “The incident has safely concluded.”

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