Police called after York man seen with long bladed knife - but he was only practising Tai Chi

Police alert after Tai Chi man spotted with long bladed knife

Police alert after Tai Chi man spotted with long bladed knife

Updated in News York Press: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter

POLICE raced to a York house this morning after reports of a man behaving suspiciously in the garden with what appeared to be a long bladed knife.

But when officers got to the house in Cromwell Road, Bishophill, they found the man was practising Tai Chi, said a North Yorkshire Police spokesman.

He added that the call had been made by a member of the public with good intent.

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