Man charged over knife and racial abuse offences in Peterborough city centre pub

A man has been charged with a number of knife and racial abuse charges after an incident in a Peterborough city centre pub yesterday.

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 10:16 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:44 pm
Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough
Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough

Police were called at 3.29pm on Wednesday April 27 to reports of a man with a knife in a public house in Hereward Cross, Broadway, Peterborough.

Officers attended and a 59 year-old man from Peterborough was arrested for possession of a bladed article, possession of a controlled drug of class b – cannabis/cannabis resin and racially/religiously aggravated harassment/alarm/distress by words/writing.

For the offence of possession of a controlled drug of class b-cannabis/cannabis resin he was released under investigation.

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He was charged with the other offences and bailed to court.

He will appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday May 24.