The victim has been safeguarded by officers
Police are looking for a man in Tiverton, wanted in connection with a number of domestic-related threats.
Officers were called to Angel Hill in the town at 6pm last night [9 November], shutting the road to Bridge Street.
In a statement, police said: "Due to the nature of the threats, armed officers, a police dog and response officers were deployed."
The victim has been safeguarded by officers, whilst enquiries to find the male continue.
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting log Log 498 091119