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'No weapon located' after armed police deployed to 'samurai sword' incident in Grantham street




No weapon was found after armed police swooped on a street in Grantham at the weekend.

Police attended the scene on Stamford Street, Grantham, shortly before 5pm on Saturday, after reports of a man seen carrying a weapon, reportedly a samurai sword.

A police spokesperson said: "We received a call at 4.38pm reporting youths drinking on Springfield Road, Grantham.

Police are at the scene of an incident on Victoria Street in Grantham. (45337692)
Police are at the scene of an incident on Victoria Street in Grantham. (45337692)

Upon attendance our officers spoke to the youths. Some of the group said they had seen a male possibly carrying a weapon.

"In the interest of public and officer safety, armed police were deployed. A search of the area was carried out and no one carrying a weapon was located."



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