Hammer seized and local 52-year-old man arrested following an altercation in Scarborough

The man has been released on bail as enquiries into the incident continue
The man has been released on bail as enquiries into the incident continue

North Yorkshire Police have arrested a local man on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, affray, assault, and attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent, following an incident in Scarborough.

Officers attended a report of an altercation involving a man and a woman in North Street, Scarborough, just after 1.30pm on Saturday April 6.

A spokesperson said: "Members of the public intervened, and officers were on the scene within minutes.

"A 52-year-old local man was arrested, and a hammer seized. He has been released on bail as enquiries into the incident continue."