Armed police arrest man and recover axe in Selston

Armed officers arrested a man and recovered an axe after they received a report of a disturbance in Selston today (Sunday, July 19).

By Lizzie Day
Sunday, 19th July 2020, 3:13 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th July 2020, 3:15 pm

Officers arrested a 38-year-old on suspicion of making threats to kill, affray and causing criminal damage when they were called to an address in Lilley Close at 10.50 am earlier this morning.

Some vehicles were damaged in the disturbance but there has been no reports of any injuries and the suspect remains in police custody.

Inspector Mark Dickson said: "Officers acted quickly and professionally following this report and were swiftly able to take the suspect into custody.

Armed police arrested a man and recovered an axe after they were called to an address in Lilley Close at 10.50am earlier today (Sunday, July 19).

"As our swift response to this incident shows, Nottinghamshire Police treats weapon-enabled crime extremely seriously and will act on intelligence to ensure that our communities remain safe."

Anyone who has anymore information about the incident should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 0296_19072020.

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