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Staff held hostage at UK employment office

Staff held hostage at UK employment office
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Several members of staff are being held hostage at an employment office in a city in the north of the UK.

A man armed with a knife barricaded himself inside the job centre in Newcastle-upon-Tyne just after 8am this morning.

Specially-trained negotiators are at the scene.

The incident has been described as “isolated” and is not thought to be linked to terrorism.

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