Armed officers have made an arrest, following an incident in Hanley.
They were deployed to a report of a man causing criminal damage to a parking meter and traffic lights on Bethesda Street, received just before 1pm this afternoon (3 October).
He was believed to have been armed with a pickaxe.
Police say the man was then seen to walk off in the direction of Clough Street.
Armed officers detained a man in a building on Broad Street.