Two arrested after police attend Essex disturbance

Two men have been arrested following a disturbance in Manningtree Picture: JIM ENSOM

Two men have been arrested following a disturbance in Manningtree Picture: JIM ENSOM - Credit: Archant

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after police attended a disturbance in Essex.

Essex Police were called shortly before 6.25pm yesterday to reports of a group of people causing a disturbance outside an address off Colchester Road in Manningtree.

One was seen to have a large knife and officers carried out a search of the area.

A 28-year-old man from Manningtree was subsequently arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill.

A 52-year-old man from Ongar was also arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and possession of an offensive weapon.


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A spokeswoman for Essex Police said the pair remain in custody for questioning.

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