Man With Axe

A man has been arrested following an incident in Beverley this morning, Friday the 12th of October.

Humberside Police received reports around 9am that a man was seen holding a small axe and acting in a threatening manner on Butcher Row.

Officers including dog handlers were deployed and the man was quickly arrested.

Officer Receives Minor Injury

During the course of his arrest one of our dog handlers was allegedly assaulted and sustained minor injuries. No-one else was hurt.

Arrest Made

The 47-year-old suspect has been arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting a police officer.

Humberside Police also wished to thank “all members of the public who contacted us so quickly about this isolated incident”.