Man arrested over Birmingham 'knife' incident

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Tasers were drawn but not used during the incident near Birmingham New Street station

A man has been arrested in Birmingham city centre after allegedly being seen with a knife.

British Transport Police (BTP) said officers responded to a call regarding a "concern for welfare" near Birmingham New Street station.

The man was arrested for possession of a bladed article around 13:15 BST. He was later taken to hospital.

BTP said the incident is "believed to be drug related".

Tasers were drawn but were not used on the man, BTP added.

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