POLICE seized a huge samurai sword from a car in Orford last night.

Officers were called to Watkin Street at around 9pm yesterday, Sunday, after concerns were raised by a passing motorist.

A parked car was searched, and a giant samurai sword was recovered from the back seat.

Two arrests were made, with both suspects remaining in custody this morning.

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Residents reported a big police presence in the area last night, with around half a dozen police cars being sent to the scene.