Armed police swoop on ‘man with knife’ solely to seek out Harry Potter fan with a wand

Armed police rushed to a resort to stories of a person brandishing a big knife – solely to seek out he was actually a Harry Potter fan with a wand.

Firearms officers descended upon the unnamed venue in Enderby, Leicestershire, on Sunday (February 11) after a witness reported seeing a person wielding a weapon close to the lifts. But cops shortly realised the offending merchandise was only a buzzing wand from the favored franchise.

The incident left officers from Blaby Police in stitches who then took to Facebook to share the incident, joking there was “no sign of Voldemort.” PC Ward from Blaby Police wrote: “I attended a large hotel in Enderby this morning with a number of firearms officers, following a report of a male inside near the lifts carrying ‘a large knife’.

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There was no signal of Voldemort on the unnamed resort (file)

“Following enquiries we quickly established that it was a Harry Potter fan with a wand,” he continued. Thankfully no hurt was precipitated to any resident and there was no signal of ‘Voldermort.'”

Social media users were also quick to make light of the situation and jumped in with their own quips. One commented: “Are you being sirius,” in reference to Harry Potter’s godfather, Sirius Black.

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Social media customers could not consider cops have been being ‘sirius’

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Another chimed in: “Expecto Patrol-man!”. Meanwhile a 3rd added: “I need to be more careful when I go out with my wands in future.”

Another stated: “shhh I was wearing a hood don’t tell anyone.” A spokesperson for Leicestershire Police stated: “We are unable to provide further details of incidents referred to by officers on social media.”

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