A man has been charged with possession of an article with bladed or a sharp point in a public place in connection with an incident in a South Oxhey street.

Police were called to Ilkley Road at about 7.40pm following reports that a man was being aggressive with a meat cleaver.

Officers closed the road, along with nearby Benton Road and Bramshaw Gardens.

Matthew Fell, of Ilkley Road, has been charged and is in police custody, due to appear at Hatfield Remand Court this morning.