Witness appeal following offensive weapon report in Gosport
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We are appealing for witnesses and information following a report of an offensive weapon incident in Gosport.
Between 8.22am and 8.30am on Tuesday 21 November, a man in his 30s was threatened by a man riding a bicycle on the High Street.
It was reported that after making threats, the cyclist showed him an object in his pocket, which the man believed to be a knife.
Officers attended the scene and made an arrest. A knife has not been located.
A 45-year-old man from Gosport was arrested on suspicion of using threatening / abusive / insulting words / behaviour with intent to cause fear of / provoke unlawful violence and criminal damage to property valued under £5,000.
He has been bailed with conditions until 21 February while our enquiries continue.
Officers believe there were a number of potential witnesses that may have seen the incident and we are appealing for those people to come forward.
Were you in the area at the time? Did you witness the incident? Do you have any CCTV images or dashcam footage that may assist our enquiries?
Anyone with information which may help our investigation, please contact 101, quoting the reference number 44230475737.