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Woman threatened in the street with a power saw

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of threatening a woman with a power saw.

It comes after reports that a man made threats in the street while starting up the saw, in Greenway, Forest Town, Mansfield, on Thursday 21 April, before leaving in a van.

Police attended and tracked down the van in Clipstone before making the arrest and recovering a saw.

Following a search they also recovered suspected class A drugs.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of threatening behaviour with the intention to cause fear of violence, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a Class A drug and driving without insurance.

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PC Brandon Cantrill, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“Threats of violence with weapons are taken very seriously by the force and we act swiftly to reports of incidents like this.

“The investigation has led to an arrest and enquiries are ongoing. I would still urge anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 877 or 21 April 2022.”

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