Man arrested after four hour hunt

POLICE arrested a man last night when he made threats to his own life while brandishing a knife.Officers were called to an area of Lowestoft beach after the 47-year-old rang a relative claiming he was suicidal.

POLICE arrested a man last night when he made threats to his own life while brandishing a knife.

Officers were called to an area of Lowestoft beach after the 47-year-old rang a relative claiming he was suicidal.

Police began a search for the man on foot at around 10.15pm before the police helicopter was called to the scene.

The man was located at 2.15am this morning in Summerfield Gardens.


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He was subsequently arrested for being in possession of a knife in a public place. He was cautioned, but later released.

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