Man suspected of carrying knife 'in the street' is arrested in St Ives
- Credit: Google Earth
A 33-year-old man from St Ives has been arrested after allegedly "walking with a knife in the street" - forcing a primary school to shut.
Police were called to Hill Rise after reports of a man with a knife just after 8am this morning (May 17).
The road was blocked off and nearby Thorndown Primary School closed.
The man was held in a property before being arrested.
A Cambridgeshire Police spokesperson said: "The incident has now been stood down.
"A 33-year-old man from St Ives has been arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a bladed article in a public place.
"He is currently being taken to custody and the road has been reopened."
- 1 Mother pays tribute to “much-loved” son who died near Fen Drayton
- 2 One arrest and cars seized on busy day for cops
- 3 House fire that killed two children will not have further electrical checks
- 4 Cambridgeshire's Enhanced Area Status extended amid Covid surge in schools
- 5 Horse rider injured in crash on Ramsey Road in Warboys
- 6 Karl Brockett writes about the history of St Ives
- 7 Hinchingbrooke Hospital get share of £4.5m to 'improve care'
- 8 Robber attempts to steal scratch card and alcohol from convenience store
- 9 Items from Lidl and Sainsbury's recalled over health and safety concerns
- 10 Hundreds gather to see Santa on The Quay in St Ives