THE 48-hour stand-off between police and a man armed with a crossbar has come to a safe conslusion.

The incident happened at an address in Kingsdown Close in Weston and a 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray.

At 12.14pm on Thursday police received a report of concern for the welfare of a man at an address in Wychwood Park.

A spokesman said: "Officers worked tirelessly around the clock negotiating with the man who was in possession of a crossbow and was refusing to leave the house.

"Cheshire police would like to thank residents effected for their patience."