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Arrest after woman allegedly threatened with a knife

A suspect was arrested moments after a woman was allegedly threatened with a knife.

Officers on routine patrol spotted a disturbance in Mansfield Road, Daybrook, at around 1.30am on Friday (5 August 2022).

A 23-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of affray, possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis. A machete-style knife was found nearby.

Inspector Ben Lawrence, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Officers were very quickly on the scene of this incident and a suspect was taken into custody.

“Our priority is to keep people safe and, as a force, we remain determined to drive down knife crime in our communities.

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“We will always treat incidents of this nature with the utmost seriousness and take swift action to investigate and track down suspects.

“The consequences of carrying a knife can be devastating which is why Nottinghamshire Police continues to work hard every day, working alongside its partners, to tackle the issue.

“This ongoing work includes targeting people who carry weapons on our streets as well as focusing on proactive preventative and educational work to prevent weapon-enabled crime and violence from happening in the first place.”

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident 50 of 5 August 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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