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Crossbow wielding man found to have 11 cannabis plants in his house

Crossbow wielding man found to have 11 cannabis plants in his house

A crossbow wielding man threatened to kill and assault police yesterday in County Antrim.

The incident occurred in the Central Park area after officers were alerted to a man, armed with a crossbow in the vicinity.

After PSNI approached the man’s house a 40 minute negation process took place with the man.

The 41-year-old was eventually asked to leave his house and was taken into custody by officers.

A search on the premises uncovered 11 cannabis plants.

Chief Inspector Stephen Reid, said, “This was a dangerous situation for everyone involved, including police officers and neighbours.

We are pleased that the arrest was made without serious injury to any person.