Police swoop on Cavendish near Sudbury
PUBLISHED: 07:57 11 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:34 11 April 2019
A man has been detained by police after an arrest was carried out in a Suffolk village today.
A riot van and police cars were spotted in Cavendish near Sudbury this afternoon.
According to eyewitnesses, there was a heavy police presence in the village at around 2pm on Wednesday afternoon, April 10.
A man who works nearby said: “They had blocked off the road just after Water Lane.
“There was a riot van and a police car blocking the road.
“The cars were building up and it was causing a lot of traffic problems. “There was still one police car there when I left at 5.15pm.”
Residents took to social media to describe what they had seen and voice their concerns, with some reporting seeing multiple police units in the area.
One said: “We just managed to get down Water Lane, but the main road from there to Pentlow Lane was blocked off by police vans ... Hope everything’s ok.”
Another added: “Please be aware that the road through Cavendish just past Water Lane is currently closed.”
A spokesman for Suffolk police said officers had been called to an incident.
She said: “This was a localised incident and did not involve the wider public. “One male was detained.”
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