Man arrested for assault in Peterborough city centre ‘found with knives’

A man arrested on suspicion of assault was found with knives on his possession, police have said.

Monday, 20th January 2020, 11:22 am

Police were called to New Road at 6.42pm on Saturday after reports of violence before arresting a 20-year-old man on Sunday just after 10am.

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The man, of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) and possession of a knife in a public place. as well as possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He has since been released under investigation, a police spokeswoman said.

Knives which were seized by police. Photo: Cambridgeshire police