Man arrested at Motherwell petrol station

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A Motherwell petrol station has been the scene of a police incident after a male motorist was approached by officers in the forecourt at 2am today (Thursday)

Police stopped the man at the Jet garage with a view to arresting him for alleged drink driving

However, the matter did not end there after it was alleged that he assaulted officers - and was in possession of an offensive weapon.

The man was arrested and held in custody.

A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.