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Brickley Lane closed for several hours
A 37-year-old man is in custody after police dealt with a knife incident at a flat in Brickley Lane, Devizes, last night.
They were called to the block of flats at around 8pm and part of Brickley Lane was closed for several hours.
Although the man was contained in his flat, residents of other flats in the block were evacuated while the incident was dealt with. They were allowed back after the man was detained.
He was arrested on suspicion of attempted assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
No police officer was injured and the man was taken to the custody suite at Melksham police station, where he is being interviewed.
A police spokesman said: “We appreciate the co-operation of the residents.”