Police arrest ‘man with machete’ on New Bedford Road


Police have arrested a man who reportedly brandished a machete between Cromwell Road and New Bedford Road, Luton.

Officers were called to the scene at around 2.23pm and arrested a 37-year-old from Luton.

He has been detained at Kempston Police Station.

A Beds Police spokesperson told us: “We were called to reports of a man in Luton carrying an offensive weapon.

“Officers attended and the man has been arrested.”