A man’s been arrested after threatening distribution centre staff with a knife in Swindon.
Police officers raced to reports of the suspect brandishing a knife towards workers at the WHSmith headquarters in Greenbridge Road at around 3.30am this morning.
On their arrival, the man fled the scene on a bicycle towards Dorcan Way and a dog unit was requested. After being nudged by pursuing police vehicles, he was forced to drop his bicycle but continued to run from officers on foot.
A short time later police dog Bree confronted the man and detained him.
A 19-year-old man remains in custody, Wiltshire Police confirmed.
He’s being held on suspicion of possession of a bladed instrument in a public place.
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