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Man charged with public order offences following incident in Scarborough

Last modified: 18 November 2020 at 12:33pm

A man has been arrested and remanded in custody after a disturbance in Scarborough yesterday.

Police were called to reports of a man carrying a screwdriver in Trafalgar Road at around 9.40am yesterday.

He was reportedly approaching members of the public in a threatening manner.

He then walked around nearby streets, including Peasholm Drive.

Police, including firearms officers, attended and cordoned off the area to keep the public safe.

A man in his 30s from Scarborough was arrested and charged with using threatening behaviour.

He was remanded to appear before magistrates in Scarborough today.

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