A MAN has been arrested after carrying an axe through the streets of Oakridge.

Police were called to Mullins Close around 9pm last night (January 16) to reports that a man was walking the streets near Normanton Road carrying an axe and making threats in the street.

Officers arrested a 26-year-old man, from Basingstoke, on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and criminal damage.

He remains in custody at this time. Nobody was hurt during the incident.