Abusive armed man arrested in Lincoln

An armed man in his 40s was arrested for verbally abusing passers-by in the Monks Road area of Lincoln over the weekend.

The man was allegedly abusive to people at the corner of Arboretum Avenue at 5.45pm on Saturday, May 5 before returning to his house to get a knife.

He then came back out onto the street with the knife and was arrested for possession of the knife and drug offences.

The man was later released under investigation.

Anyone with any information should contact police via 01 using the incident number 320 of May 5 or via email at [email protected], with the reference number and date in the subject box.

It can also be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online here.