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Man arrested minutes after being seen ‘waving a knife around’ in the street

PUBLISHED: 12:26 09 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:45 09 July 2020

A man was arrested after reports he was seen with a knife in Cavendish Way, Sudbury. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A man was arrested after reports he was seen with a knife in Cavendish Way, Sudbury. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Police were called to Sudbury yesterday evening after reports that a man had been seen ‘waving a knife around’ in the street.

Officers were called to Cavendish Way at 5.25pm on Wednesday, July 8, and were immediately dispatched to the area, arriving with minutes.

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Witnesses reported seeing the suspect run off into a block of flats nearby, and the building was searched.

A 36-year-old man from Sudbury was found inside and arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife in a public place at 5.33pm.

The man was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre and he remains there for questioning.

A knife was located and seized after officers searched the area outside the building.


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