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Woman arrested after man assaulted and van attacked with an axe

A Hucknall woman has been arrested after a truck was damaged with an axe.

Police were called to a report of a disturbance in Hucknall, at 12.10am this morning (11 March 2024).

Officers arrived and found marks on the side of the tyres. An axe was recovered from the scene, while a man reported being assaulted during the same incident.

A 38-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of criminal damage, common assault and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

She remains in custody for questioning.

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Inspector Jayne Clarke, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“I’d like to reassure the local community this was an isolated incident involving persons known to each other and that there is no wider risk to the public.

“Officers were quickly in attendance and brought the incident to a safe conclusion.

“It’s important that we continue to reiterate that the use of weapons will never be tolerated on our streets. 

“We have a suspect in custody and our investigation continues.” 

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