A man has been arrested in the Donegall Road area of west Belfast on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

Police received a report today, Tuesday 11th July, around 2.15pm that a man, carrying a knife, was in a shopping centre.

Two members of staff were reportedly threatened by the man who was quickly arrested by officers. No injuries were reported.

The 37-year-old man remains in custody. 

Police would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to the incident to contact 101 quoting reference number 1025 11/07/23. 

A report can be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport. Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.