Armed police arrested by knife man in downtown Derby

An individual reportedly "brandished a knife" in downtown Derby on Sunday night.

Armed police officers were arrested as a result of reports of an armed man on the street during an altercation.

A man was arrested by police and a knife was found by police dog Zane a few blocks away, Derbyshire police said.

In a tweet, Derbys Dog Section said: "A man from downtown Derby wielding a knife in the street." Safely detained by @DerbyshireARU at the scene.

"PD Zane is deployed to search for the exceptional offending weapon, landmarks and indicates on this knife some streets further #OneTeam #TheNoseKnows."

The Derbyshire Armed Response Unit said: "Supporting Operation Helping @DerbyResponse – Another Knife Incident.

"Male was not compliant and had to be restored." Knife involved, we can not afford to take risks.

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