Man arrested and Samurai swords recovered in Blaina

A man has been arrested and "a quantity of Samurai swords" recovered, following an incident in Blaina, Blaenau Gwent.

Armed police were sent to assist local officers in High Street, in the town, just before 17:00 BST, following reports of a man with either a knife or a machete.

A Gwent Police spokesman said: "As a result of inquiries one male, aged 26, was arrested without incident."

The spokesman said the man had been detained pending interview.

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