A main road in Malton was closed this morning as officers arrested a man for breaching bail.
Police officers attended an address on Yorkersgate, Malton, at 10.30pm yesterday (Tuesday August 14) to arrest a man for breaching bail.
A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: "On arrival the man showed signs of intending to harm himself.
"Police negotiators engaged with the man enabling the incident to be brought to a safe conclusion and ensuring that nobody was injured."
The man was arrested this morning and the road has now been reopened.