Police keen to trace man who may have restrained a suspect carrying a weapon in Chesterfield

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Officers investigating an incident in Chesterfield town centre in which a man was allegedly carrying a weapon would like to trace another man who they believe could help with their enquiries.

Police in Chesterfield are appealing for witnesses to an incident where a man was allegedly causing a disturbance and carrying a weapon in the town centre.

The incident happened at around 8.45pm on Saturday, August 27 in the Stephenson Place and Holywell Street area.

Reports were received of a man who was shouting at people, damaging shop shutters and vehicles, and carrying a weapon.

Officers attended and a 43-year-old man from Dunston was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence. He was questioned and is currently on bail pending further enquiries.

During the incident officers believe a man may have tried to restrain the suspect near to The Rutland Arms.

Police Constable, Adam Case, said: “I would like to trace the man who restrained the suspect as he may have information which could help as part of the investigation.

Anyone with any information should contact PC Adam Case at Chesterfield Police Station, quoting reference number 16000253779, by calling 101 or you can also send him a message online on the ‘Contact Us’ page on the Derbyshire police website: www.derbyshire.police.uk.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.