Masked man detained after parading around Gloucester with large stick

The man was spotted on Southgate street and on Park road in Gloucester. Credit: Google maps

A man has been detained under the Mental Health Act after police received a number of 999 calls earlier today.

Callers said the man was dressed in full camouflage clothing, wearing a mask and carrying a large stick.

He was seen on Park road and Southgate street in Gloucester.

Gloucester City Police say he will now receive appropriate support.