Police helicopter scrambled after man is spotted with sword
11:27am Friday 16th May 2014 in News
POLICE cars and the helicopter were spotted scrambling across the town centre yesterday afternoon as they responded to calls about a man carrying a sword in Whitworth Road.
Several squad cars were seen speeding towards Pinehurst.
When officers arrived it transpired the man had simply been practising martial arts in his garden with the sword.
Officers offered him words of advice and left.
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