Axe, machete and knives seized in Letchworth
- Credit: Archant
An axe, machete and two knives were seized during the arrest of a man in Letchworth last night.
Police were called at 9.55pm to reports of a man allegedly in possession of offensive weapons in Bayworth.
He was reportedly seen on the street with the bladed articles before entering an address in the road.
Firearms officers attended and arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, before seizing an axe, machete and two knives.
He remains in custody at this time while enquiries continue.
You may also want to watch:
Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 41/21878/19.
- 1 Box Wood: 42 acres of ancient woodland sold at auction
- 2 Oh baby! Family's disbelief after welcoming 'enormous' newborn
- 3 Serial flasher who 'showed no remorse' jailed
- 4 Free parking in Stevenage High Street will remain
- 5 Hotel apologises after losing crucial CCTV
- 6 Man charged in connection with newsagent robbery
- 7 Resident with disabilities 'embarrassed' after council disposes of wheelchair
- 8 Council leader speaks out after terrifying harassment incident at her home
- 9 Mum's disability disco after son's left nowhere to go
- 10 Multiple cars involved in A1(M) collision