Armed police in Southampton after reports of knifeman

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Armed police were seen by residents at a property off High Street, Southampton

Armed police have been deployed after reports a man had been seen with a large knife or machete in Southampton.

Officers were called to a property in High Street at about 10:30 BST after a report of an assault involving an armed man.

A weapon has not been found, but a man in his 30s suffered a cut to his arm, Hampshire Constabulary said.

Another man, 32, was held on suspicion of criminal damage and possession of drugs with intent to supply.

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