Police responded after several calls to them about a man seen carrying a Rambo style hunting knife in Stretford.
The incident happened today July 11th at around 5.30pm near to Kingsway in Stretford.
Officers located the man and the knife and was detained.
He is now in custody for questioning.
Carrying a blade more than 3″ could see an individual in a bit of trouble, HERE is more information on banned knives in the UK.