Man 'brandishing a sword' in Margate arrested
- 5 July 2014
- From the section Kent
A man reported as "brandishing a sword" in a Margate street has been arrested, Kent Police say.
He was spotted in Athelstan Road at about 13:50 BST and armed response officers were sent to the scene.
The man, thought to be from the Margate area, was injured while trying to get into a ground-floor property in Northdown Road though a window.
He was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and was taken to hospital.
His injuries are not believed to be serious and no-one else was hurt, police said.