Armed police called to Weymouth

Armed police called to Weymouth

Published by George Sharpe at 1:30pm 12th June 2019. (Updated at 2:08pm 12th June 2019)

A 37-year-old man's been arrested.

Armed police were called to Weymouth this morning after reports of a man trying to gain access to a property in Cornwall Close.

The man is said to have made off from the scene in possession of garden shears.

Following searches of the area, with support from the NPAS helicopter, a 37-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested on suspicion of affray and possessing an offensive weapon and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

The shears were subsequently located by officers in Shirecroft Road.

The incident happened at around 11.15am.