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Man wielding knife on streets of Dungannon arrested

A man wielding a large knife on the streets of Dungannon has been arrested.

Six police crews responded to the incident earlier this morning (Thursday).

Officers received a call at around 9.30am of a disturbance in the Irish Street area of the town.

They had received reports that there was a male “in the town centre with a large knife”.

Four police crews from Dungannon and two specialist armed response units were tasked to the scene.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Well you couldn’t have missed us if you were on Irish Street…

“We received a call that a male was in the town centre with a large knife.

“Four Dungannon crews and two specialist Armed Response Units were tasked to the scene.

“Within minutes, one male was arrested on Irish Street for numerous offences and a large knife seized. “

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