Man arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer and possession of a knife at Peterborough shop

The Co-operative store at Southfields Drive, Stanground EMN-181004-151807009
The Co-operative store at Southfields Drive, Stanground EMN-181004-151807009

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and possession of a knife after an incident at a Peterborough shop.

Police were called to the Co-op in Lawson Avenue, Stanground at 12.30pm today (Thursday) after reports of shoplifting.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman said a man had been detained by three people, and a struggle followed.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of theft, theft of a motor vehicle, possession of a knife and assaulting an officer.