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Police hunting for man armed with hammer on Fort Street in Barnstaple

By NDJWill  |  Posted: January 22, 2013

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Police have been called to an address on Fort Street in Barnstaple this afternoon after reports a man with a hammer was on the loose.

Police press officer Alan Mobbs said four police cars headed to the street after a call to police at 2.43pm.

"We received a report of a man threatening someone else with a hammer," he said. 

"And officers are looking for the man now."

Check back for more information as we get it. 

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  • accom  |  January 22 2013, 3:15PM

    This is a hammer blow to the fight against crime in our area.

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