Two released without charge following Sutterton incident

The Spires in Sutterton where police have been dealing with an incident this evening
The Spires in Sutterton where police have been dealing with an incident this evening

A couple have been released without charge following an incident which saw a road in Sutterton closed off on Thursday night.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman confirmed the Crown Prosecution Service had declined to charge a male, who was arrested on suspicion of assault following the incident on Station Road, and a female who was then arrested on Friday, also on suspicion of assault.

The incident, which included armed police and officers with dogs saw part of the road closed off while they dealt with what eyewitnesses have said was a concern for safety.

Thursday, June 4 - A man was arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident on Station Road, in Sutterton, yesterday (Thursday)

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said the man, in his 50s, has since been released on police bail.

They said an armed response unit which attended was ‘routine procedure as there was a mention of a weapon involved’.

Lincolnshire Police will not be releasing any further details.

Thursday, 6.58pm - Police closed part of Station Road in Sutterton at the A16 roundabout this evening, Thursday June 4, while they dealt with what eyewitnesses have said was a concern for safety.

Armed police and officers with dogs were seen in the St Mary’s Drive and The Spires area of the village.

Witnesses report that officers have now resolved the incident peacefully.