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.

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