A WOMAN suspected to be in possession of a knife has been arrested after making threats to restaurant staff.

Police were called shortly before 1.30pm today to Brighton Marina to reports of a woman in possession of a knife making threats towards staff after they asked her to leave the venue.

Officers swiftly attended and arrested the 54-year-old woman on suspicion of affray.

No one was harmed during the incident.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "A woman has been safely detained after officers responded to reports of a disturbance at a restaurant in Brighton Marina.

"The woman remains in custody for questioning at this time."