POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of making threats to kill and affray after being called to a disturbance at a property.

Officers attended an address on Whittle Street, Toll Bar on Wednesday night to reports a man and woman were seen arguing.

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It is believed initial reports suggested the man was suspected to have a knife, though a police spokeswoman said no-one was injured during the incident.

Residents reported seeing a large police presence, including several cars and a van outside the property, near to the Spinney Medical Centre.

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The man was arrested and taken to custody for questioning.

A spokeswoman said: "Police were called to a property near Whittle Street, at 8.50pm yesterday evening (July 10) following reports that a man and a woman were seen arguing.

"Officers were deployed to the scene where the man was arrested on suspicion of threats to kill and affray.

"He was taken to custody for questioning."