A MAN has been arrested and charged with criminal damage and possessing an offensive weapon in relation to incidents in Minehead .

PC Sam Donati posted on his Facebook page on Sunday (August 25) and said the man, who is from Minehead, has been charged with Affray, two counts of criminal damage and two counts of possessing an offensive weapon in relation to the incidents, which happened in the Whitworth Road area of Minehead on Saturday morning.

The man has been remanded in custody to appear at Taunton Magistrates' Court today (August 26).

PC Sam Donati, said: "I'm aware there is a lot of local concern about this however specialist officers were quickly dispatched to the area, the man was arrested by local officers and no other persons are sought in relation to this incident.

"Please feel free to contact me if you have additional concerns about this."