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A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid, gas, electrical incapacitation device following an incident in Yarmouth on Sunday evening.

A concerned member of the public called 999 at just gone 19:30 after they spotted an individual with what appeared to be a ‘stun gun’.

Police descended on the scene at Quay Street in the heart of Yarmouth town and moved in to make arrests.

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The 20-year-old man remained in Police custody yesterday (Monday).

A second male was arrested and has since been charged with obstructing or resisting a constable in the execution of their duty. 49-year-old Mark Stephen Green of Christchurch Road, Downton will appear before the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court on 14th May.

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