Man Charged After Someone Spotted With Sword In Leicester

30 April 2019, 16:02

Leicestershire Police

A man's been charged after reports someone was seen with a sword in Leicester.

Firearms officers were deployed to a car park in Western Park on Monday (29th April) - with 33-year-old man arrested. 

Igors Jefremovs, of no fixed address, has been charged with one count of possession of a bladed article in a public place and one count of possession of a class B drug.

He will appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on 17 May.

Officers recovered the sword which turned out to be a plastic toy.