Man Jailed After Police Stand Off
4 August 2018, 06:29
A man's been jailed after a 15 hour stand off with police in Leicester.
Luke McGregor refused to let Western Power and council teams into his home in Sonning Way, Eyres Monsell, on Wednesday.
The 30-year-old, of no fixed abode, has been sentenced to 22 weeks in prison after pleading guilty to criminal damage and a section 4 public order offence.
Detective Inspector Esther Scott, said:
'This was a long, drawn out affair that required significant police resources, with some of our officers working a 17-hour shift.
'I would like to thank all officers involved for their work in helping to bring this incident to a safe conclusion.'