POLICE made an arrest at the weekend after receiving a report of a man threatening someone with a sword in Sale.

Officers rushed to Wythenshawe Road in the town at around 2pm on Sunday 30 May. 

The man left the scene in a car as the police arrived, but officers followed him to Salford before making a tactical stop and arresting him.

A search then found a scimitar-style knife.

No one was injured during the incident.

On Wednesday, Greater Manchester Police tweeted about the incident, calling it a 'great arrest'.

And in a statement, a police spokesperson said: "At around 2pm on Sunday 30 May, police were called to a report of an altercation involving two men on Wythenshawe Road, Sale.

"Officers attended as a car made off from the scene. The vehicle was then followed and stopped in Salford, where police recovered a knife. No injuries were reported.

"A man was arrested for possession of a bladed article. They are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident."