Man charged after armed police called to Tidworth Road in Leigh Park

A MAN has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon after and incident that led to an armed police response in Leigh Park.

Friday, 21st January 2022, 10:54 am

Martyn Yates, 35, of Cunningham Road, Waterlooville has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

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Police in Leigh Park

Police sent out armed officers.

Yates is set to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today.

A second man, aged 31, from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, violent disorder and possessing a controlled Class A drug. He has been questioned by officers and released under investigation while our enquiries continue.