Armed police and helicopter crew swoop on man with ‘axe’ in Sutton

A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and cannabis in a public place after armed police descended in Sutton.

Monday, 29th April 2019, 3:11 pm
Updated Monday, 29th April 2019, 3:40 pm

Police were called at around 3.45pm yesterday (Sunday, April 28) to a report that a man had been seen ‘carrying an axe’ in the Jephson Road area.

Armed officers attended and, with help from a helicopter crew from the National Police Air Service, arrested a 32-year old man. The axe was recovered nearby.

Darren Frost, of no fixed address, has since been charged in connection with the incident.

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Officers were called to Jephson Road to reports of a 'man carrying an axe'. Pic: Google Images.

He is due to appear at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court later today (Monday, April 29).

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