Man arrested in Scarborough over ‘sword in street’

Man arrested in Scarborough over ‘sword in street’

Man arrested in Scarborough over ‘sword in street’

First published in News

ARMED police were called to a North Yorkshire seaside town after locals reported a man carrying a sword in the street.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said the first report came in at 7.40pm on Thursday of a man carrying a bladed implement in Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough.

Officers arrested a 43-year-old man at 9.50pm following a stand-off at an address in Blenheim Terrace, where officers went door to door in the building to find the man, who had locked himself in a flat.

The spokesman said the man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and affray.

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