TWO men have been arrested in Newport on suspicion of having a weapon.

The arrest happened outside Lotus Fish Bar on Corporation Road at 11.05am.

A spokeswoman from Gwent Police said: "At approximately 11:05am on Wednesday 20th September we received a report of two males acting suspiciously on Corporation Road in Newport.

"Officers attended the scene and have arrested two men on suspicion of being in possession of an offensive weapon. They are both currently in police custody and the weapon has been seized."

A business owner in Corporation Road saw what happened.

She said that two men were walking down the road when "these two police cars sped down the road, officers came out and arrested them".