Boy arrested after sword found near Peterborough wildlife haven

The sword which was discovered. Photo: Cambridgeshire police
The sword which was discovered. Photo: Cambridgeshire police

A boy has been arrested after a police dog tracked down a sword he is alleged to have discarded.

The 16-year-old is alleged to have been in possession of the weapon near Railworld Wildlife Haven in Oundle Road at around 3am this morning (Tuesday).

Police dog Krow found the sword which had been spotted earlier on CCTV. The boy was then arrested.

He remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.