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Armed police search Soham after reports man had weapon in town's High Street

Armed police were searching Soham's town centre yesterday after reports of a man brandishing a knife.

At about 7pm a member of the public called 999 after seeing a man in possession of a blade in the High Street.

Cambridgeshire Police's armed response unit searched the town, looking for the suspected knifeman.

Soham High Street (File photo) (20829382)
Soham High Street (File photo) (20829382)

Officers could not find anyone matching the description.