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Police arrest man in Half Mile Road in Norwich for public order offences

PUBLISHED: 20:20 26 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:04 27 October 2017

A police cordon at Half Mile Road in Norwich. Picture: ANDREW STONE

A police cordon at Half Mile Road in Norwich. Picture: ANDREW STONE

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Police arrested a man in Half Mile Road in Norwich for public order offences on Thursday, October 26.

A police spokesperson said officers were called to the scene at 3.45pm and arrested the man.

The spokesperson said no one was injured.

Regarding reports that the man had been armed, the spokesperson said it was still unknown if the man had a weapon.

“Police are still investigating,” the spokesperson said.

Police vehicles, ambulances and a fire truck were on the scene and officers had blocked the road at the Mile Cross and Aylsham Road junctions.

Residents were not allowed to cross the cordon while the operation was in progress.

An ambulance, fire truck and police vehicle were seen leaving the area shortly after 7pm.


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