Man arrested over ‘bloody machete’ discovery: pictures show scene of Sussex incident

The scene of the crime in Elizabeth Road, Worthing, where a bloody machete was found today (July 20)

According to a police spokesman, officers were called to Elizabeth Road in Worthing, West Sussex, shortly after 2.45pm today (July 20) after a member of the public found a machete covered in blood. One person has been arrested nearby on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife / bladed article in a public place, police said. Officers are searching for any person injured in the incident. Later this afternoon, forensics officers could be seen collecting the weapon from the scene of the incident, and a cordon was in place being guarded by the police. Witnesses can contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 774 of 20/07.

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Brighton & Hove Independent