A Sandown man has been arrested for wasting police time.

Officers were called at 9:15pm on Friday (17) to reports of a man with a weapon on Leed Street in Sandown.

Specialist officers carried out enquiries in the area and spoke to a man, but no weapon was located and no offences were identified.

Police confirmed a 31-year-old man from Sandown has been arrested on suspicion of harassment, criminal damage and wasting police time. He has been released on police bail until 17 June.

The Neighbourhood Policing Team has been carrying out regular patrols in the area.