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Man charged after axe incident in Norwich park

A man has been arrested after reports of threats being made with an axe. Picture: Norfolk Police

A man has been arrested after reports of threats being made with an axe. Picture: Norfolk Police

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A 35-year-old man arrested after a man was threatened with an axe in a Norwich park has been charged.

Joseph Marsh, of St Martin’s Road in Norwich, has been charged with possessing a bladed article, a hand axe, on July 17.

It came after the incident, which saw officers attend Wensum Park just after 1pm on Tuesday, July 17 after reports that a man had been threatened with an axe.

Enquiries led to police arresting a man in St Martin’s Road, where the axe was seized.

Marsh has been released on bail to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday, August 17.


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