Police respond to man seen with machete seen on Peterborough street

Police are currently responding to reports of a man in possession of a machete in a Peterborough street (June 15).

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 4:50 pm
An armed officer in Paston.
An armed officer in Paston.

Residents in Crabtree and Sheepwalk in Paston reported seeing a large Police presence, including armed officers, at just after 3pm.

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Police have confirmed that they are currently at the scene and attempts to identify the man are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Police said: “We were called at 3.12pm today with reports of a man with a machete in Sheepwalk, Peterborough.

“Officers from the armed police unit have attended the scene and attempts are ongoing to identify the man.”