Police responded after members of the public spotted a young male covered in blood and carrying a knife around Ambleside Road area of Flixton this afternoon.
Officers approached the male after conducting a search around the area around Duttons Pond/Fields and found no knife.
The male sustained bad injuries to his hands which explains the amount of blood seen on him, officers believe he got the injuries whilst climbing through gardens.
He was subsequently arrested as he was wanted for failing to appear at court for a number of offences.
Police confirm no one else is being sought in connection with this incident.