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Arrest after man tries to enter Nottingham night club with a lock knife

A reveller was arrested after he turned up at a nightclub with a knife.

A security guard made the discovery as a man tried to enter a venue in Lower Parliament Street, in Nottingham city centre, shortly after 11pm yesterday (Sunday 12 December).

Upon arrival, the man was advised to walk through a knife arch and place his personal belongings into a tray.

Police were called after he place a lock knife in the tray, along with his wallet and mobile phone.

Officers quickly arrived and arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

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Sergeant Sharonjit Powar, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The force takes all reports of people suspected to be in possession of weapons on our streets extremely seriously.

“We will always take swift and robust action to protect people from harm and our proactive work to investigate and deter people who think it is OK to carry a knife is ongoing all year round.”

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