AN HOUR-long standoff involving armed police ended with the arrest of a man in his 20s.

Officers were called to a home on Dulverton Avenue, Park North, at around 4.15pm on Friday.

The road was closed for around an hour while the armed officers responded to reports of an assault.

Armed officers surrounded the home for around 45 minutes.

Wiltshire Police have said that a local man, 24, was arrested on suspicious of causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a class B drug. He was taken into police custody but has since been released under investigation.

Another man, 40s, was treated for minor injuries to his hands and legs.