Police arrest man who had metal pole in his jacket in Norwich park
PUBLISHED: 15:13 18 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:50 18 September 2019
A man has been arrested after police found him with a metal pole in his jacket in a Norwich park.
Police were patrolling Chapelfield Gardens on Wednesday (September 18) when they stopped a man and recovered a metal pole from his jacket.
The man was arrested for possession of an offensive weapon.
Norwich Police reported news of the arrest on social media.
They tweeted: "Norwich East SNT patrolling Chapelfield Gardens today. Stopped male and recovered metal pole concealed in his jacket. Male has been arrested for possession of an offensive weapon. #PC1406 #PC1572 #NESNT".
Meanwhile, officers from the Earlham Safer Neighbourhood Team have been at the UEA today near to Congregation Hall urging people to get their bikes marked for free as part of a security marking event.