Armed police in Anfield Taser man after he is seen brandishing knife
Armed police surrounded an Anfield house this morning after reports that a man was inside waving a knife.
Officers descended on the property in Richmond Park just after 9am and contained the house.
They were called after a man was spotted brandishing a knife by his living room window.
The man was Tasered for his own safety, police said, and has been taken into custody to be questioned.
Residents told how they saw a large number of officers and police vehicles in the road.
They said police had riot shields while some were armed.
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