Man arrested after armed police deployed to Chesterfield stabbing

Armed police were deployed to Chesterfield last night after a stabbing.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 8:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 4:48 pm
The incident occurred last night
The incident occurred last night

Derbyshire Armed Response Unit posted on Twitter: "Night started with a firearms job in Chesterfield following a stabbing - male detained but became violent on arrest.

"Assisted by @DerbysDogPolice PD Zane and his human.

"Spit hood required as subject was gobbing at out staff. Absolutely vile behaviour. Great kit to protect us."

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A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: "We were called to reports of a stabbing inside an address in Chestefield, yesterday evening.

“On attending, officers were spat at by a man who was later arrested in connection with the incident.”

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The incident occurred last night