Man arrested for possession of offensive weapon and drugs in Bucknall New Road, Stoke-on-Trent, at around 1.55am this morning (20 August).
Following approach by officers the man ran into a takeaway and was detained following a struggle. Items seized including drugs and a lock knife.
43-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent has been released on police bail, pending further inquiries, on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug. (Incident number 45 of August 20).