Arrest after man with knife seen acting erratically during police swoop on Cavendish
PUBLISHED: 10:26 11 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:46 11 April 2019
An arrest was made after a man with a knife was reportedly seen acting erratically in a Suffolk village.
Officers were called to the scene in the Lower Street area of Cavendish, near Sudbury, at 1.35pm on Wednesday, April 10 following reports of a man acting erratically in the street.
The man was believed to be in possession of a knife.
Eyewitnesses had said there was a heavy police presence in the village throughout the incident.
Police later arrested a 35-year-old man in the Lower Street area at 2.55pm on suspicion of being in possession of an offensive weapon and a section five public order offence.
The force has confirmed that he has since been released under investigation.
A spokesman for Suffolk police said: “We received a call at around 1.35pm to reports of a man in the street acting erratically in possession of a knife.”