A man has been arrested for slashing tyres with a sword.

Cheshire and North Wales AAP tweeted that a man was arrested in Saltney overnight after causing damage to vehicles.

The Armed Alliance unit said three tyres were slashed with the sword and a brisk was also used to cause damage to the windscreen of the vehicle.

The tweet said: “Busy night for AAP staff with lots of support to divisions. Male arrested in #Saltney overnight after causing damage to vehicles slashing Tyres with a sword. #hereforyou #safernorthwales #AAP #oneteam @NWPolice @cheshirepolice.”

A spokesman said it was a busy evening for the night duty team, providing support to the local policing teams.