A man allegedly seen with a knife was arrested by police in Ryde last night (Thursday).

Officers were called to Union Street shortly after 10:20pm, after members of the public reported seeing a man with a knife.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said:

“A 33 year-old man from Ryde was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place has been detained under the mental health act.”

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