Police arrest man carrying knife in King’s Lynn street

PUBLISHED: 18:33 23 March 2014 | UPDATED: 20:14 23 March 2014

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

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A man walking along a Norfolk road holding a knife has been detained by police.

The 31-year-old was arrested after officers were called to Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, at 5.10pm today (Sunday).

Armed officers were deployed to the scene, but the suspect was quickly detained by unarmed officers outside the Wildfowler pub before they arrived.

Officers used personal safety equipment and PAVA incapacitant spray to detain the man.

He was arrested and remains in police custody.

Police said no members of the public or officers received any injuries as a result of this incident.

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