Teenager arrested after assaulting police and threatening staff with a hammer at Soul Survivor in Peterborough

A teenager has been arrested after threatnening staff with a hammer and assaulting a police officer at the Soul Survivor Festival in Peterborough.

Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:16 pm
Peterborough Police news

Officers attended the Soul Survivor faith festival at the East Of England Showground in Peterborough yesterday, Wednesday August 22, following reports of a male threatening staff with a hammer.

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An 18-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, theft, a public order offence, assaulting a police officer and possession of an offensive weapon and taken to Thorpe Wood Police Station, where he remains in custody.

Soul Survivor Festival is a faith festival that describes itself as " five days of worship, teaching, ministry and hanging out with God and with each other."