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Arrested man was seen walking Leeds city centre streets with this knife

This 8in knife was seized from a man who was arrested in Neville Street, Leeds.
This 8in knife was seized from a man who was arrested in Neville Street, Leeds.

This was the knife being carried by a man as he walked around Leeds city centre last night.

British Transport Police said reports had been received about a man walking around with a weapon in his hands.

The 8in knife was seized when officers arrested him in Neville Street at around 9.45pm.

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The 30-year-old man was later transferred into the custody of West Yorkshire Police.

A force spokesman today said that the man had been charged with possession of a knife in a public place.

He is due to appear in court later this month.