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Police Taser man cycling up Brick Lane wielding iron bar

PUBLISHED: 09:57 12 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:57 12 April 2017

Weapons the police confiscated from a man in Brick Lane yesterday. PICTURE: Metropolitan Police

Weapons the police confiscated from a man in Brick Lane yesterday. PICTURE: Metropolitan Police

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A man who was allegedly wielding a knife and an iron bar from his bike was Tasered yesterday morning during rush hour.

Police were called to the scene at 7.48am and took a 31-year-old suspect into custody on suspicion of an offensive weapon and a Class A drug.

He did not require medical attention and was taken into custody at an east London police station.

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