Photos: Crowds watch Burnley siege unfold

Police and ambulance crews are currently on stand-by as the second Burnley siege in just a week continues.

Tuesday, 31st December 2013, 11:41 am
Police at the scene of the armed siege on Hebrew Road.

Crowds have gathered in the Hebrew Road area as the drama is unfolding at a flat in Escott Gardens where a man is reported to be holding a woman against her will.

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Emergency services were called to the scene late yesterday afternoon and have been there ever since, with armed officers and police dogs as back-up.

Our photographer Andrew Smith has been at the scene this morning. You can send us your photos and video to [email protected]

Police at the scene of the armed siege on Hebrew Road.