Man Jailed After Police Stand Off

4 August 2018, 06:29

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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.'