A MAN has been arrested and remanded in custody following a disturbance yesterday.

Police were called to reports of a man carrying a screwdriver on Trafalgar Road in Scarborough at around 9.40am.

He was reportedly approaching members of the public in a threatening manner. He then walked around nearby streets, including Peasholm Drive.

Police, including firearms officers, attended and cordoned off the area to keep the public safe.

A man in his 30s from Scarborough was arrested and charged with using threatening behaviour.

He was remanded to appear before magistrates in Scarborough today.