Police arrest a knife-wielding man in Manchester
Eye witnesses reported seeing the man brandishing a large kitchen knife and shouting.
Police arrived at 3.40pm and detained the man, with one onlooker saying: “It was scary but very well handled.
Police sealed off the station
A GMP spokeswoman said: “We were called to Oxford Road Station at 3.40pm to reports of a man brandishing a weapon at members of the public on Oxford Road.
“A man was arrested at the scene. No one was injured during the incident.
Police arrested the attacker without any injuries being sustained
A BTP spokesman said: “Officers from BTP were called to Manchester Oxford Road station at 3.40pm following reports of a man brandishing an offensive weapon.
“Both BTP and Greater Manchester Police officers attended and the man was quickly detained. He was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.
“He is being taken to custody whilst enquiries continue.”
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to text BTP on 61016 quoting reference 375 of 07/04.
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