A MAN was arrested last night in Linnvale for alleged possession of a knuckle duster.

The 20-year-old was detained to appear in court for having the offensive weapon in a footpath of Westwood Quadrant on Monday evening.

Police said there was also there was a disturbance in nearby Greenwood Quadrant and enquiries are continuing.

There were no other details available.

Residents reported police vehicles and their helicopter in the area around 7.30pm on May 7.