Man arrested for carrying samurai sword in Peterborough

The weapons seized by police. Photo: Cambridgeshire police
The weapons seized by police. Photo: Cambridgeshire police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying a sumarai sword and Stanley knife.

The man was arrested overnight after a report from a member of the public.

Officers made the arrest after being sent to Dogsthorpe Road.

The man is now in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Police are currently holding a knife amnesty across the county, with residents able to dispose of the weapons at knife bins at police stations until Monday.