Peterborough man charged with weapon and threat to kill offences

A Peterborough man has been charged with weapon and threat offences after being arrested by 'armed police' in Orton Goldhay yesterday.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 9:53 am
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 10:55 am
Peterborough Police

Police were called at around 11.55am in Hetley, Orton Goldhay, and arrested a man on suspicion of making threats to kill.

Kieran Kirk (28) of Pandora Drive, Stanground South, Peterborough, has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, and using threatening/abusive/insulting words/behaviours with intent to cause fear of/ provoke unlawful violence.

He will appear at Boston Magistrates' Court on April 10.

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Peterborough Police

Eyewitnesses reported seeing both armed police and officers armed with tasers at the scene of the arrest but no firearms were discharged.