Man with knife and hammer arrested after confrontation in Lowestoft road

Picture: Ian Burt.

Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

A man armed with a knife and a hammer was arrested in a residential road after confronting a group of people.

Police took the 32-year-old into custody after the incident, which happened in Beresford Road, Lowestoft on Friday, June 2 at around 9.30pm.

A Suffolk police spokesman said the man, from the Lowestoft area, was arrested on suspicion of affray.

He said: 'He was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre where he was interviewed and released under investigation.'

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.