Man arrested after alleged incident which saw Islington roads closed

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Armed police attended an incident in in Halliford Street this morning. - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man has been arrested after armed police descended on a residential Islington street. 

At about 11am this morning (February 5), officers responded to an alleged incident at a residential address in Halliford Street.

There were a number of roads closed and officers advised people to avoid the area.

Although armed officers were deployed as a precaution, no firearm was found.

A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and affray.