UPDATED: Man arrested after stand-off in Paulsgrove

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POLICE have arrested a 37-year-old man after a stand-off in Portsmouth.

A large part of Almondsbury Road in Paulsgrove was cordoned off while officers dealt with a domestic incident.

Police said the man was keeping his children in a flat but they stressed that at no stage were they worried about the youngsters’ safety.

The road was been cordoned off between Kingscote Road and Winterbourne Road.

In a statement police said road closures are now being lifted and people will be able to go back into their homes.