Teenager arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill

A man has been arrested for breaking a court order just hours after appearing before the judge. Pict

A man has been arrested for breaking a court order just hours after appearing before the judge. Picture: Archant

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill, affray and possession of a knife after an incident in Dereham.

Police were called to Shipdham Road in Toftwood just after 11.30pm on Monday night (August 19) following reports a man had been threatened by someone armed with a knife.

About an hour later officers arrested a 19-year-old man on Middlemarch Road on suspicion of making threats to kill, affray and possession of a knife.

They also seized a knife.

People living in the area reported seeing four police cars and a van on Middlemarch Road and hearing loud shouting and swearing for several minutes.


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Following the incident the 19-year-old was taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where he remains.

No one was injured in the incident and police enquiries are ongoing.

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