london - Eighty residents of London's Northolt can not in their house all weekend. Since Friday is sealed their familiar buurtje from the outside world. A confused man took refuge in a house. According to police, he may have a considerable amount of petrol which he threatens to fire stabbing.
In a radius of 200 meters around the house in Wood End Lane are all cleared houses. Police are trying to get all day contact with the confused man. He would have psychical problems and can react unpredictably to a police raid. There is no terrorist threat.
Police thank residents for their patience. 'For many people, however, this is frustrating because it takes a long time, we understand,' said a spokesman for the police. 'We are doing everything to bring this situation to a safe end. '