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Police have charged a man after an incident in Beccles.
 
It follows an incident in the town centre at about 8pm on Tuesday 18 August on St Andrew’s Road where a man was seen riding a horse around the town. He made his way to a nearby park where a member of the public saw a suspected axe in the saddle.
 
A 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and also on suspicion of public order following an earlier incident at a bakery on New Market in the town for being verbally abusive to staff and members of the public. He was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
 
Peter Davison-White of The Street in Beccles was charged with damage to a police vehicle, being in possession of a blade or sharply pointed article, namely an axe and using threatening or abusive words of behaviour with intent.
 
He appeared before Norwich Magistrates' Court today (Thur 20 August) and was remanded in custody for a further hearing tomorrow.
 
 

 

Previous release I Wed 19 August

Police have arrested a man in Beccles for possession of an offensive weapon.  

It follows an incident in the town centre last night at about 8pm (Tue 18 August) on St Andrew’s Road where a man was seen riding a horse around the town. He made his way to a nearby park where a member of the public saw a suspected axe in the saddle.
 
 A 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and also on suspicion of public order following an earlier incident at a bakery on New Market in the town for being verbally abusive to staff and members of the public. He has been taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning where he currently remains.