Knifeman wearing ‘Friday the 13th’ mask arrested in Newquay
A 45-year-old man was arrested after police received several calls about the incident.
A man wearing a Friday the 13th-style mask and wielding a knife was arrested after terrifying people in Newquay.
Police shared a photo of the mask and cleaver-style blade on Twitter with the message: “Imagine coming face to face with a person armed/wearing these.”
Imagine coming face to face with a person armed / wearing these!— Newquay Police E Section Response (@e_newquaypolice) June 15, 2019
Police attended reports in the early hours of this morning!
Public reported "Friday 13th" type incident on #ForeStreet #Newquay
Thankfully @PDRudi2 and @AllianceArv and our officers promptly arrested this male! pic.twitter.com/6ufvHB0GMu
They were called after the suspect was seen roaming the streets in the early hours of Saturday morning, Devon and Cornwall Police said.
A 45-year-old man was arrested by armed police – who were already on patrol in the area – and held in custody after the incident.
Police said multiple calls were made about the “Friday 13th type incident” in Fore Street.