Man arrested after threatening children with knife in West Yorkshire

A man was arrested after threatening children with a knife as they played outside.

Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 9:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 9:36 pm

It happened on Monday, August 3 on Lumb lane in Bradford.

A 42-year-old man allegedly made threats to the children with a knife.

Officers arrested the man and seized the knife.

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Operation Jemlock officers, who tackle violent and knife-enabled crime in West Yorkshire, said: "3rd August, numerous Operation Jemlock officers were deployed to a report of ongoing disorder at Lumb Lane in Bradford.

"On arrival a 42-year-old male had allegedly made threats to children playing in the street with a knife.

"The male was arrested and knife seized.

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Police arrested a 41-year-old man after he allegedly threatened children with a knife on Lumb Lane.

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Laura Collins