Man arrested after 'storming round Ilkeston store with a bat'

Police were called to an Ilkeston business after a man entered the store with a bat.

Officers were called to the Specsavers store at around 3.15pm this afternoon.

Erewash Response Unit tweeted: "The last thing you want whilst waiting for your Monday afternoon eye exam is some bloke storming round the store with a bat.

"We were more than happy to remove him from the situation!

"#HeShouldntHaveGoneToSpecsavers #OneUnderArrest #IveBeenFramedOfficer."

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said a 26-year-old man had been arrested.

Police were called to the Specsavers store in Ilkeston on Monday

Police were called to the Specsavers store in Ilkeston on Monday

There were no reports of any injuries, police added.