South East Wales

Machete arrest in Cardiff city centre motorists' row

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Media captionOne of the men arrested had a machete, police say. Footage courtesy of George Petrov.

A man with a machete has been arrested in Cardiff city centre after a row between two motorists.

Two people are in custody after the row on the corner of Saunders Road, Penarth Road and St Mary Street at 15:00 BST.

A 27-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of affray and a 19-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of using threatening behaviour.

There were no injuries and police said it was not linked to Justin Bieber's concert at the Principality Stadium.

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The arrests were made about 400 metres (1312ft) from the stadium, where about 40,000 people are expected for the Canadian singer's Purpose World Tour.

Chf Insp Justin Evans tweeted: "Man arrested in Cardiff in possession of a machete. To be clear - a dispute between 2 people and is not linked to the Justin Bieber concert."

South Wales Police said it was an isolated incident that had been resolved.

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