Man With Sword Arrested

25 June 2011, 07:47 | Updated: 25 June 2011, 08:08

A man’s been arrested on suspicion of carrying an offensive weapon in a public place after members of the public reported seeing a man carrying a sword in a town centre.

The Bedfordshire police helicopter was called to Commercial Road in Bedford at around 4:30pm yesterday afternoon (Friday June 24th).

He was located within half an hour after reports that he was walking up and down the Embankment.