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Woman arrested and sword recovered after incident in Sneinton

She remains in custody.

A sword has been recovered and a woman has been arrested after a reports that a woman was seen with a weapon in a street.

Police quickly arrested a 36-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing a bladed article after reports of the incident in Sneinton Boulevard, Sneinton at around 7.45pm last night (Friday 24 September 2021).

A sword was also recovered following the incident.

Police Investigator Holly Carrington, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The consequences of carrying a weapon can be devastating and we take all reports of possession extremely seriously. Reports like this will always lead to a swift police response.

“Officers were quick to respond to the reports and arrest a woman, who remains in custody and will be interviewed. A sword was also recovered following the incident, which is a positive as it is now off the street and safely stored.

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“Enquiries are ongoing and we would ask anyone who saw the incident or has any information to get in touch on 101, quoting incident 720 of 24 September 2021.”

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