PICTURES: Armed police arrest man in Scarborough after cordoning off Peasholm area

A man is due in court charged with public order offences in Scarborough.

Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 1:31 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 1:34 pm
The man was taken into custody

A man has been arrested and remanded in custody after a disturbance in Scarborough yesterday.

Police were called to reports of a man carrying a screwdriver in Trafalgar Road at around 9.40am yesterday.

He was reportedly approaching members of the public in a threatening manner.

Armed police surround the man on Peasholm Drive

He then walked around nearby streets, including Peasholm Drive.

Police, including firearms officers, attended and cordoned off the area to keep the public safe.

A man in his 30s from Scarborough was arrested and charged with using threatening behaviour.

He was remanded to appear before magistrates in Scarborough today.