Knifeman alert sparks police swoop on Doncaster street

Police were called to Carcroft High Street this morning after reports a man in the area was carrying a knife.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 1:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th August 2016, 2:19 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses.

On arrival, officers detained the man, who was also wanted for failing to appear at court. He has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and currently remains in police custody.

No one was injured during the incident, at 11.15am, and the weapon has been recovered.