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Man arrested and machete recovered following disturbance outside property on Wellow Green, Ollerton




A man has been arrested and a machete was recovered following a disturbance outside a property.

Officers were called to an address on Wellow Green, Ollerton, on Wednesday at 2.50pm following a report of a man armed with a machete.

The suspect left the scene on a bike but after a description was given to police, they quickly located the man.

The machete recovered from a bush by officers. (32460772)
The machete recovered from a bush by officers. (32460772)

He was arrested on suspicion of the possession of a bladed article and criminal damage.

Later, officers recovered a machete that had been discarded of in a bush.

The man remains in custody.

Nottinghamshire Police’s commitment to tackling knife crime has continued this week by supporting Operation Sceptre ­— a national amnesty and week of action.

Operation Sceptre, which runs until midnight on Sunday, March 29, includes a knife amnesty but also shines a light on the force's other work to tackle knife crime ­— including community weapons sweeps.

For more about Operation Sceptre, including the participating stations and partner agency locations, visit here.

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