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Armed police called out over report person ‘chased with knife’ in Lincoln

Armed police officers were deployed to the city centre following a report of someone being chased by a man allegedly in possession of a knife. A man was arrested in connection with the incident on the High Street junction of Firth Road, Lincoln, on Tuesday, September 19.

Police say they aren’t looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We appreciate that this may have caused concerns to anyone passing who witnessed the events.

“A local man, aged 18, has been arrested and remains in police custody. We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

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“We will update with further details as the investigation progresses.” The man was arrested in the city centre at around 4.55pm.

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