Man brandishing an axe arrested outside YMCA in Wellington Street, Ipswich

The YMCA premises at the junction of Wellington Street and Norwich Road in Ipswich.

The YMCA premises at the junction of Wellington Street and Norwich Road in Ipswich. - Credit: Archant

Armed police arrested a man following reports of an axe being brandished yesterday.

Officers from Martlesham HQ attended after reports of a man outside the YMCA in Wellington Street, armed with the axe and shouting at someone inside the building at about 5.20pm.

A man was arrested and is being questioned.


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