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Man armed with knife arrested after pair of incidents in Braintree

13 October, 2018 - 17:08
Essex Police has detained a 27-year-old man Picture: ARCHANT

Essex Police has detained a 27-year-old man Picture: ARCHANT

A man who threatened door staff at a bar in Braintree with a knife has been arrested by Essex Police.

Knife seized by Essex Police in Braintree  Picture: ESSEX POLICEKnife seized by Essex Police in Braintree Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Officers arrested the 27-year-old man on Wednesday on suspicion of possessing a knife, following a search at a home in Pegasus Way.

He was arrested in connection with an incident in Market Square, Braintree, at around 1.40am on Saturday, September 15, where a man was seen brandishing a machete, as well as an incident on Sunday, October 7 where a man was threatening door staff outside The Lounge in Market Square with a knife.

The man has been remanded in custody and transferred to another police force for a separate matter while investigations continue.

Anyone who has any information about any of the incidents should contact Essex Police officers on 101.

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