Arrest made after Worksop 'stand off' saw woman lock herself in house with knife

A woman was arrested for a catalogue of offences after a ‘stand off’ in Worksop saw her lock herself in a house with a knife.

By Sophie Wills
Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 3:46 pm

Nottinghamshire Police officers were called to Oxford Road, Carlton-in-Lindrick shortly after 4.15pm yesterday (March 15) responding to concerns for a woman’s safety.

When police arrived the woman was inside the address and was refusing to unlock the door.

She was holding a knife as specially-trained officers engaged with her.

The incident happened on Oxford Road in Carlton-in-Lindrick.

Following their negotiations with the woman the incident was brought to a safe conclusion by 5.05pm.

A 55-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of affray, criminal damage, making threats to kill and racially-aggravated public order. She remains in custody.

Inspector Sue Wain, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a contained incident with no threat to the wider public and following careful negotiations with the woman we were able to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.

“I would like to thank people in the area for their patience.”

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