Residents of a small village in Devon caught and restrained a male over the weekend until the police arrived.
On Saturday 7th November, the brave residents of a village in Cove were able to keep the male from harming anyone until police response team units arrived on the scene.
According to DevonLive, a passer-by spotted several men tying someone up with a belt and holding him on the ground.
The witness called 999 to report that someone was being kidnapped.
But the informant discovered that what he was witnessing was instead local residents retraining a male.
Alastair Fry, Force Incident Manager for Devon & Cornwall Police, told Devon Live:
“It was not a kidnapping but actually a wanted man being detained.
“The man was held by members of the local community before police arrived and arrested the man.”
Police have not revealed for which offences the male was wanted.
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