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Man arrested after being found with machete on train in Essex

Police found the man with this machete. Credit: British Transport Police

A man has been arrested after he was caught with a machete on board a train in Essex.

Police found the 15in blade on the man during a stop and search on a Greater Anglia service between Colchester and Witham in Essex on Sunday night.

Officers from British Transport Police confirmed that a taser was "drawn, but not deployed."

A man from London was arrested on suspicion of two offences and is being questioned.

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