Police dog handlers called to Beverley street after reports of man wielding 'axe'

Police have made an arrest following reports of a man wielding in axe in the street in Beverley.

Butcher Row, Beverley. Picture: Google.
Butcher Row, Beverley. Picture: Google.

Officers and dog handlers were called to Butcher Row at about 9am today (Friday) to reports of a man acting in a threatening manner while holding a small axe.

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One of the dog handlers was allegedly assaulted, and suffered minor injuries.

Humberside Police said a 47-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting a police officer.