A MAN who fled from a Helensburgh street after allegedly causing a disturbance outside a property, and reportedly went back to the scene with a hammer, was arrested by police.

The incident took place on Thursday, May 2, in East King Street.

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Officers found no trace of the man upon arrival but received information that he had returned to his home and was in possession of the weapon.

The 26-year-old from West Clyde Street was traced to the Co-op car park where he made off, but he was later caught and arrested in connection with the alleged incident.

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The man was also charged with a disorder offence due to his alleged conduct towards officers.

He was taken to Clydebank police station and held in custody to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court.