A man has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon in Shefford this week after footage was shared online.
A video shared widely on social media purports to show a man carrying a sword in a Shefford street.
A Beds Police spokesman said: "A man has been charged following an incident in Shefford on Wednesday, February 5.
"Neil Burrows, 40, of High Street, Shefford, has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
"He has been bailed pending a further court appearance on 12 March at Luton Magistrates’ Court."