Man reportedly spotted ‘acting suspiciously’ with an axe in Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 12:54 13 May 2020 | UPDATED: 12:57 13 May 2020

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Reports of a man acting suspiciously, with what witnesses are describing as an axe, in a Stevenage park have been confirmed by the police.

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Yesterday evening, at around 7.40pm, police were called to reports of a man on a bicycle acting suspiciously in Hampson Park, Stevenage.

Eye–witnesses had reported that he appeared to be in possession of an axe.

Officers attended and carried out a thorough search of the area, but the man was not located and no further reports were received.


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