Arrest made after reports of man standing outside Hitchin shop with large knife

PUBLISHED: 12:18 21 May 2017

The Nisa shop at the corner of Walsworth Road and Radcliffe Road in Hitchin. Picture: Google Street View

The Nisa shop at the corner of Walsworth Road and Radcliffe Road in Hitchin. Picture: Google Street View

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Police have made an arrest after reports of a man standing outside a Hitchin shop with a large knife.

Officers were called to Trevor Road in the town at 9am yesterday following reports from the public of a man standing outside the nearby Nisa store – on the corner of Walsworth Road and Radcliffe Road – while in possession of a large knife.

On arrival at the scene police detained a man and arrested him on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon. He was then taken to police custody.

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