Gosport woman Kylie Mancell, 32, in court after threatening paramedics with knife and detaining them in house

A WOMAN is due to appear in court for threatening paramedics with a knife and holding them captive in a house for 20 minutes.

Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 12:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 1:54 pm

Two paramedics were allegedly detained by Kylie Mancell, 32, at her Tudor Close address in Gosport on Sunday at 5.50pm.

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Police were called to the scene before Mancell was arrested and charged with common assault of an emergency worker and false imprisonment.

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She was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today.

A police statement said: ‘(Mancell) was charged after two paramedics were threatened with a knife and detained in a residential property in Gosport for around 20 minutes.

‘Officers were called after we received a call from our colleagues at South Central Ambulance Service about threats being made to paramedics who were attending a call.

‘No-one was hurt and a woman was arrested shortly after we attended.’

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