UK: Man who had machete on train in Essex arrested
A man who had a machete on board a train has been arrested.
Police said the 15in (38.1cm) blade was found on a man on a Greater Anglia service between Colchester and Witham in Essex on Sunday night.
British Transport Police officers boarded the train after reports and found the machete during a search. A Taser was “drawn but not deployed”.
A man from London has been arrested on suspicion of two offences and remains in police custody.