Police detain man armed with a knife following mental health episode in Sudbury

Police from Bury St Edmunds have assisted Police in Sudbury following an incident involving a knife.

Officers armed with Tasers gained entry and managed to subdue the male who was having a mental health episode armed with a knife.  Entry was forced by the officers and Tasers drawn but they were not fired.

The man was taken in the care of West Suffolk NHS mental health services.