Man arrested on suspicion of possessing offensive weapon in Derbyshire town centre

A Derbyshire man was arrested by police yesterday on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon.

Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 12:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 12:27 pm

On Tuesday, August 2, the Glossop Safer Neighbourhood Team received several reports of a man with a weapon in the town centre.

Officers attended and a male was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon.

The man currently remains in custody.

This individual remains in custody while enquiries continue. Anyone with information regarding this incident – and those with CCTV or dashcam footage – are asked to contact Derbyshire Police using one of the below methods, quoting incident number 303 of 02/08/22:

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the force’s contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form

Phone – call 101

You can also anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.