Police pursuit of armed man in Hucknall street ends in tough sentence and praise for swift action

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Police officers who chased an armed man through the streets of Hucknall as he wielded a knife have been praised for their bravery.

The two constables went to speak to a known offender, who was parked outside a shop on Watnall Road, and spotted the knife in the door of his car.

When challenged about the blade, the man grabbed the red-handled kitchen knife and made a run for it with the officers in hot pursuit.


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