Man injured after alleged attack by man armed with sword in Northern Ireland town
Police later seized a samurai sword after stopping a car.
A man has been injured after allegedly being assaulted by a man armed with a sword in Larne.
Police arrested two men following the altercation in the Glynn Road area of Larne on Sunday afternoon.
Shortly after 12.20pm police received a report that a man armed with a sword was assaulting another man on Glynn Road.
A 38-year-old man sustained a number of injuries to his body as a result of the assault.
The suspect had made off in a black coloured car before the arrival of officers.
A car matching the description was stopped by police in east Belfast some time later and a 32-year-old male arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, common assault, theft and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.
A samurai sword was also recovered from the car.
A 27-year-old male who was driving the car was arrested on suspicion of driving when unfit through drink or drugs.
Both men remain in police custody.
Belfast Telegraph Digital