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Member of the public threatened with a knife in Clumber Street

Police tracked down and arrested a suspect shortly after a member of the public was reported to have been threatened with a knife.

Officers were called to Clumber Street, in Nottingham City Centre, at around 5am this morning (Saturday).

A suspect was stopped and searched soon afterwards, and a knife was recovered.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of threatening a person with a knife in a public place.

He remains in police custody.

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Sergeant James Hirst, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We were very quick to respond to this reported indecent and soon had a suspect in custody.

“Tackling knife crime and removing potentially lethal weapons from our streets are key priorities for Nottinghamshire Police.

“Investigations into this incident are ongoing so I would aske anyone with additional information about what happened to call us on 101 quoting incident 153 of 29 January.”

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