A man was detained by police at yesterday following reports of a child being threatened at Priory Park in Bishop’s Waltham.
Reports on social media suggested a witness had seen a knife but police say no weapon was found at the scene.
A police spokesperson said: “We were called just after 2.30pm yesterday to a report of a child being threatened in Priory Park.
“Officers attended and a man in his 40s was detained under the mental health act.
“No knife was seen or located at the scene.”
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