UPDATE: High Street, Blaina incident (Tuesday 26th July 2016)

UPDATE: High Street, Blaina incident (Tuesday 26th July 2016)
Chief Inspector Paul Staniforth said: “At 4.44pm yesterday (Tuesday 26th July 2016), officers were called to a report of a disturbance on High Street, Blaina, between individuals on the street and a man inside a property who was reported to be throwing glass bottles from a window.
“We believe the man then left the property in a distressed manner, armed with a bladed weapon and became threatening to individuals outside the address.
“Local Officers attended along with Firearms Officers as a precautionary measure.
“A 26 year old man from the area was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and affray. He is currently in police custody.
“The property was later searched and 4 Samurai swords were located and recovered.
“This was an isolated incident but increased patrols by local police officers are now taking place in the area to offer public reassurance.
“Officers are continuing to investigate and asking anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to please contact 101, quoting log: 381 26/07/16”

Source:: Gwent Police News

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