A man armed with a knife has been arrested in Belfast on Saturday evening after producing the weapon in public.
n a social media post, the PSNI said they were alerted byÂ a member of staff at a bar inÂ the cityâ€™sÂ Dublin Road area.
The man was arrested at the scene by officers.
A PSNI spokesperson said on social media: â€œWhilst on duty during our weekend Get Home Safe Patrols, bar staff called Police as a male had produced a knife.
â€œPolice swiftly arrived, detained, handcuffed and shortly after, arrested him for several offences; including Possesion of a Blade or Point.
Male with knife arrested:
Bar staff called Police after a male produced a knife. He was quickly detained by Police and arrested.
â€” Police South Belfast (@PSNIBelfastS) January 16, 2022
â€œWeâ€™re here to keep everyone safe.
â€œIf youâ€™re going to do dangerous things like this male did, you will be spending a night in a cell and a meeting with a Judge shortly afterwards.
â€œSee something suspicious or doesn’t sit right?
â€œCall us on 101 or 999.â€