Armed siege man remanded in custody
The man involved in a five hour armed siege with police at a Leighton flat has been remanded in custody after appearing at Luton Magistrates Court this morning.
Marc McLees, 42, of Bridge Street, has been charged with one count of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and one count of communicating false information about a bomb hoax.
The incident happened at his home on Tuesday evening at 5pm.
Mr McLees only spoke to confirm his name, address and date of birth.
He will now remain in police custody until his court hearing at Luton Crown Court on February 19.
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