11:16 GMT20 June 2021
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    Shocking footage featuring a person brandishing what looks like a sword and chasing another man down a Glasgow street has been unearthed on YouTube. The police are investigating the incident.

    The 36-second video shows two men in the Castlemilk area confronting each other, with one of them pulling out a machete-like object and chasing the other down the street before police turned up. The weapon-wielding man is later seen running away into a fenced off forest area, as the police car reverses at speed.

    WARNING Video Contains Strong Language

    According to a Police Scotland spokeswoman, a chopper was later deployed to the scene as part of the search operation.

    “At around 6:20 pm on Friday, June 1, police received a report of a man in Lainshaw Drive, Castlemilk with an offensive weapon. Officers attended and conducted a search of the area resulting in a negative response. There were no reports of any injuries or attacks. We can confirm the helicopter was used as part of the search. Enquiries are continuing,” she told The Sun.

    machete, sword, Glasgow, Scotland
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