A masked man carrying a Samurai sword was arrested in north London after police were called to reports of a group of youths armed with bricks and sticks.
Scotland Yard said officers were called shortly after midnight today to reports of the group in Hornsey Road, Holloway.
Male arrested after being seen walking around in a hockey mask ran from police detained and this was recovered-100NI pic.twitter.com/P7YuKUX7Wu— Islington MPS (@MPSIslington) August 7, 2015
A Met Police spokesman said that as police responded to the group, a man wearing a hockey-style mask, and carrying a large bag, ran away.
Having chased after him, officers discovered the bag contained a Samurai-style sword.
A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and taken into custody.
Detectives in Islington are investigating.Reuse content