Man wielding knife arrested in Barnstaple park

Police at the scene in Rock Park

Police at the scene in Rock Park - Credit: Contributed

Police descended on Barnstaple late this afternoon after reports of a man wielding a knife. 

A large police presence was reported in the Rock Park area of the town at around 3.49pm today (April 10, 2021). 

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed a man, aged 32, has been arrested by on suspicion of possession of a bladed weapon. 

The North Devon Gazette has contacted the police for more information, check back for updates.

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