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We have arrested a man on suspicion of various offences following an incident in Birkenhead this afternoon, Thursday 8 April.
At around 5.15pm, calls were received of a man on Cleveland Street, reportedly in possession of a knife and making threats towards members of the public.
Armed police were deployed and detained a man nearby. A 58-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray; threats to kill; and possession of a bladed article. He has been taken to a police station for questioning by detectives.
Nobody was injured and if you witnessed this incident or have any CCTV, dashcam or other footage please contact us via @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with reference 662.
Please note that posting images and footage or commenting on these on social media channels may jeopardise the investigation.