Man arrested after 'brandishing sword' in Kent street

Man injured after sword incident in Margate

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Man 'brandishing sword' in Kent street arrested

Kent Police are investigating

A man reported as "brandishing a sword" in a Margate street has been arrested, Kent Police say.

He was spotted in Athelstan Road on Saturday lunchtime and armed response officers were sent to the scene.

The man, thought to be local, was injured while trying to get into a ground-floor property in Northdown Road though a window.

He was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and was taken to hospital.

His injuries are not believed to be serious and no-one else was hurt.

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