Samurai sword ‘attack’ in Welwyn Garden City

A MAN has appeared before magistrates charged with having a samurai sword in a WGC street at the weekend.

Police were called to Moors Walk at 10pm on Saturday.

A spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “When officers arrived they found a man in possession of a sword.

“After being threatened they restrained the man and seized the sword.”

Taury Ponting-Meade, 21, of Little Hardings, WGC, was charged with affray and possession of a samurai sword in public.

You may also want to watch:

He appeared at Central Herts Magistrates’ Court in Hatfield on Monday, and was given conditional bail to appear again in August.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter