Axe incident in Grays

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A MAN has been arrested after reports of an incident involving an axe in Grays.

An Essex Police spokesperson said: “We were called to reports of an incident in London Road, Grays at around 7.40pm on Friday, 6 July.

A man in his 40s had been threatened by someone armed with what has been described as an axe and then pushed to the floor. The investigation is ongoing.

“If you saw or heard anything, have CCTV, were driving in the area and have CCTV, or have any other information please call us on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/95726/18.

“Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”