A MAN has been named and charged following an incident involving armed police in Malvern on Tuesday (October 19).

Darren Potter, of The Glade, Malvern, was charged with affray and assaulting an emergency worker.

The 52-year-old was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Worcester Magistrates’ Court today (Friday).

Roads surrounding The Glade were cordoned off for almost six hours during the incident which started at around 12.25pm.

Police finally lifted the cordons around Skyrrold Road and Moat Way at just before 6.30pm.

This is how the incident unfolded