MAN SEEN WITH MACHETE OUTSIDE PUB SOUGHT BY POLICE

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Police on the Isle of Wight are looking for a man who turned up to a pub armed with a machete yesterday afternoon (Saturday).

The incident occurred outside The Traveller’s Joy pub on Pallance Road in Northwood at 17:15.

A large number of officers rushed to the scene following 999 reports that a man was spotted carrying a weapon, described as a machete. However, by the time they got there the individual had left the area.

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A search of Cowes was carried out but the male remains outstanding at this time.

Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed no one was harmed during the incident.

Enquiries remain ongoing.

UPDATE – A statement from The Traveller’s Joy reads:

“As of today we’re only accepting customers who have pre-booked, both for food and drink.

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“We apologise for any inconvenience, but we want everybody to stay and feel safe, while at The Travellers Joy.”

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Helen Highwater
Helen Highwater
1 month ago

A large number of officers rushed to the Travellers’ Joy. Well who can blame them?

Gullible Islander
Gullible Islander
1 month ago

I’ve heard their burgers are really tough, but a machete????? That’s a bit too much.

Truth
Truth
Reply to  Gullible Islander
1 month ago

Probably why the man Burgered off before the police got there…

Jß.
Jß.
Reply to  Gullible Islander
29 days ago

Not Funny Try work on ur humour before u come chat to man

Gullible Islander
Gullible Islander
Reply to  Jß.
29 days ago

Lighten up and may I suggest you work on your knowledge of the English language.

Charles Woodmore
Charles Woodmore
29 days ago

The person sound local if he disappeared that quickly. No description issued as yet, locals might recognised him. He needs to be found.

Steve
Steve
Reply to  Charles Woodmore
28 days ago

Might have just been doing a spot of gardening ???

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