Armed police called to Wakefield city centre to reports of man carrying a knife

Officers were called to the area yesterday afternoon. (Photo Laura Hudson)
Officers were called to the area yesterday afternoon. (Photo Laura Hudson)

Armed officers were called to Wakefield city centre yesterday afternoon after receiving reports of a man carrying a knife.

Officers were called to the Sun Lane area of Wakefield yesterday (Sunday) at around 3.43pm.

A police spokesman said a 37-year-old man, from the city, was arrested for possession of an offensive weapon.

Enquiries are ongoing.