Man arrested for carrying a knife in Lowestoft

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A man who armed himself with a knife on a busy road in Lowestoft has been arrested by police.

At around 7.45pm on Thursday, a member of the public alerted police to a man on Denmark Road in the town, who was concealing a knife, described by a police spokesman as 'a kitchen or vegetable knife'.

A 33-year-old man from Carlton Colville was arrested in connection with the incident and was taken to Great Yarmouth CID for further questioning.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police confirmed that the man was also arrested on a warrant from another police force.

The knife has been detained by police.