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Intoxicated man brandishing hammer at members of the public arrested

PUBLISHED: 15:47 09 May 2020 | UPDATED: 16:31 09 May 2020

Suffolk police have arrested a man brandishing a hammer in Elmswell. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Suffolk police have arrested a man brandishing a hammer in Elmswell. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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An intoxicated man who brandished a hammer at members of the public has been arrested.

Officers from Suffolk police responded to the incident, which took place earlier today in Elmswell.

St Edmundsbury police confirmed in a tweet that the man, who appeared to be intoxicated, had brandished the hammer at members of the public before being arrested.

Officers added that the incident was isolated and that the male is now in custody.

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The tweet read: “Bury officers have attended an incident where an intoxicated male has been arrested in Elmswell today for brandishing a hammer at members of the public.

“This is an isolated incident and the male is in custody. Any information please quote 37/25543/20.”


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