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Newcastle: Man armed with knife 'holds job centre staff'

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 ESET    1,226

Staff at a Jobcentre in Newcastle are being held by a man armed with a knife.

The armed man entered the premises on Clifford Street in Byker at about 08:00 BST. Several members of staff are thought to be held there, police said.

Police negotiators are at the scene and the roads around the premises have been closed as a precaution.

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-40216979

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 Ukshep    20,202
7 hours ago, ESET said:

Staff at a Jobcentre in Newcastle are being held by a man armed with a knife.

The armed man entered the premises on Clifford Street in Byker at about 08:00 BST. Several members of staff are thought to be held there, police said.

Police negotiators are at the scene and the roads around the premises have been closed as a precaution.

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-40216979

Never a dull day....  but he let them go!

Staff at a Jobcentre in Newcastle have been released after being held by a man armed with a knife.

@Cinnamon

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 Automan63    2,211
4 hours ago, Ukshep said:

Never a dull day....  but he let them go!

Staff at a Jobcentre in Newcastle have been released after being held by a man armed with a knife.

Armed with a knife....

dull day...

I see whatcha did there...  clever, very clever

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 Automan63    2,211

How do people get" held with a knife" anyway? 

Does no one know how to use a chair/bar stool/small table as a defensive weapon against a knife wielding attacker? 

Christ, even the older of my two kids know that.

Against a knife, a bar stool is my best friend.

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 Ukshep    20,202
24 minutes ago, Automan63 said:

How do people get" held with a knife" anyway? 

Does no one know how to use a chair/bar stool/small table as a defensive weapon against a knife wielding attacker? 

Christ, even the older of my two kids know that.

Against a knife, a bar stool is my best friend.

Well people are pussies they scare easy!

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 Automan63    2,211
55 minutes ago, Ukshep said:

Well people are pussies they scare easy!

I guess so.

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