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Man arrested on suspicion of wielding knife and gun in Goodmayes

PUBLISHED: 10:00 26 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:01 26 July 2018

A road cordon was put in place near the entrance of King George Hospital after a man was threatened with a knife and shown a firearm in Barley Lane on July 25 2018. Photo: Google

A road cordon was put in place near the entrance of King George Hospital after a man was threatened with a knife and shown a firearm in Barley Lane on July 25 2018. Photo: Google

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A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of threatening another man with a knife and gun in Goodmayes.

Police were called to reports of a man threatening a another man with a knife on Barley Lane at around 3.44pm yesterday, July 25.

The suspect is alleged to have also shown the victim a firearm as well as smashing in the window of his vehicle.

The suspect was arrested at the scene on suspicion of affray, criminal damage and possession of a firearm.

He remains in custody at an east London police station.

The victim did not sustain any injuries.

A road cordon was put in place yesterday near the King George Hospital entrance.

But all cordons in place have now been lifted.

Enquiries continue.

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