Man armed with a meat cleaver in the street arrested after police chase

A man walking the streets with a cleaver was arrested.

Humberside Police officers tracked the man and discovered him in possession of Class A drugs.

They also found him with scales and “a lot of money”.

A spokesman for Humberside Police – North East Lincolnshire said on Facebook: “A man was arrested after members of the public reported a man armed with a meat cleaver in the street.

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“He was followed by officers and found in possession of class A drugs, lots of money and scales when he was arrested.

“A cleaver was recovered.”

The incident happened before 10am on Bank Holiday, but Humberside police have not disclosed where it took place in northeast Lincolnshire.

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