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Man with chainshaw arrested in Gants Hill at 3.30 in morning

PUBLISHED: 09:54 08 September 2020 | UPDATED: 09:57 08 September 2020

Police arrested a man walking around Gants Hill with a chainsaw at 3:30 in the morning. Picture: Metropolitan Police.

Police arrested a man walking around Gants Hill with a chainsaw at 3:30 in the morning. Picture: Metropolitan Police.

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A man was arrested in Gants Hill after walking around with a chainsaw at 3.30 in the morning.

The 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and two counts of carrying an offensive weapon.

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The Firearms Command of the Metropolitan Police were called to a street in Gants Hill at 3.40am on Sunday, September 6 after receiving a report of a man walking around carrying a chainsaw.

The man was safely detained and was found to have another bladed weapon with him.

He was later released with no further action.


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