Man charged with sword possession in Russell Street, Reading

A man has been charged with possessing an ornamental sword following an incident in a residential area of Reading.

Police were called following reports of a dispute in Russell Street, off Tilehurst Road, on Thursday afternoon.

A 42-year-old man was arrested and charged with having a knife or bladed article in a public place.

He was released on bail to appear before Reading Magistrates' Court on 19 December.

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