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Armed police called to Exeter High Street

A man was spotted with a hammer

A man has been arrested after being spotted with a hammer on Exeter High Street.

Police were called this lunchtime [14 June], with armed officers involved in the search.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called at around 1:10pm on Friday, June 14 following reports of a male with a weapon on Exeter High Street.

"A 25-year-old man was arrested for possession of offensive weapon."

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