Bloody machete discovery sparks police hunt for injured victim with one person arrested

POLICE carried out searches for an injured person after a bloody machete was discovered – with one person arrested over the incident.

Tuesday, 21st July 2020, 8:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st July 2020, 9:44 am

Officers were called to Elizabeth Road in Worthing, West Sussex, shortly after 2.45pm yesterday after a member of the public found a machete covered in blood.

A nearby person was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife / bladed article in a public place, police said.

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Officers carried out searches for anyone who may have been injured in the incident.

Forensics officers were seen collecting the weapon from the scene of the incident while a cordon guarded by the police was set-up.

Witnesses can contact Sussex police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 774 of 20/07.

Police have arrested a person over the incident

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