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Man arrested and woman taken to hospital after armed police called to disturbance in Telford

A woman was taken to hospital and a man arrested on suspicion of assault after armed police were called to a disturbance in Telford.

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Armed police were deployed on Sunday

Armed officers were dispatched to an address in Malinslee on Sunday amid reports that a man was in breach of his bail conditions by attending a property he had been ordered to stay away from.

A West Mercia Police spokesman said that police were called at 12.35pm and that armed officers were authorised to attend.

The spokesman said that a man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault and of breaching bail conditions, and that a woman was taken to hospital soon after 2.15pm.

Meanwhile a statement from the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to an incident at a private address at 2.16pm yesterday.

"Two ambulances and two paramedic officers attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered two patients, a man and a woman. The woman received treatment at the scene before being taken to Princess Royal Hospital whilst the man was able to be discharged without needing further care."

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