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A 16 year old male has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a machete and affray in Stretford earlier this afternoon 13 June.

Shortly after 2.30pm Police responded to 999 calls reporting a male with a machete near Chester Road, Stretford.

Following a search of the area a male matching the description was located and made off from officers and was arrested following a foot chase.

A subsequent search of the males home address has resulted in another large machete being recovered from the address where it has been seized by officers.

The male remains in custody where he will be interviewed in relation to the offences.