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Police with taser arrest knifeman in Spalding

Lincolnshire Police. (2923870)
Lincolnshire Police. (2923870)

Police officers with tasers were called to reports of a man with a knife in the New Road area of Spalding on Saturday night.

Inspector Gareth Boxall, neighbourhood policing inspector for South Holland, confirmed that a 21-year-man from the Boston area was arrested on suspicion on possessing a folding lock knife after the man was reported to the police at about 8.30pm.

The knife was recovered and the man released under investigation.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information. (2910157)
Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information. (2910157)

Meanwhile, a 44-year-old man from Leicestershire, has been questioned about the theft of a pocket watch and foreign currency from a house in Pinchbeck.

The man was arrested on Thursday, a day after a house in Church Street was broken into and goods stolen, including gold-plated watch.

It happened between 11.30am and 1pm on Wednesday, July 4, but the man was eventually released under investigation.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 232 of July 4.

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