TWO men were arrested this afternoon in Basingstoke following an altercation.

Officers arrested a 21-year-old man and a 22-year-old man on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and seized a knife and metal bar.

Members of the public reported the incident to occured at around 11.36am in Woolhampton Drive.

Both men currently remain in custody. 

Neighbourhood Sergeant Trevor Taylor said: "We believe this to be an isolated incident.

"We want to reassure the public we will be carrying out extra patrols in the area.

"Please speak to an officer if you have any concerns."

Police are asking anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch by calling 101 and quoting reference 44200240307.