Emergency services were called to a block of flats in Torquay earlier this evening after reports of a hostages being held.
Police and ambulance crews were at the scene, where eye witnesses reported there were at least three people being held at a property in Watcombe.
The incident was resolved by 9pm and is believed to have been a tenant dispute.
People at the scene stated that they believed there were weapons involved but this has not been confirmed.
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