UNITED KINGDOM — As tens of thousands of fans gathered for a Justin Bieber concert in Wales Friday, two men were arrested near the stadium, one carrying a massive foot-long knife and declaring he would “chop all Muslims up.”
Two men, ages 19 and 27, were arrested by South Wales Police after a dispute erupted involving motorists, at approximately 3:05 pm.
Video is circulating that was taken by a witness in a nearby building, showing police struggling to subdue the suspects near the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.
One officer can clearly be seen holding the large knife.
One witness told reporters, “I walked past as there was lots of screaming and shouting as the police were there. I saw a guy get arrested and the police officer hold the knife – it was massive. It’s terrifying to think something like this could happen with so many people in town. It was very scary after what happened at the Ariana Grande concert.”
Another witness, George Petrov, 23, a waiter who was serving customers in a hotel nearby, said one of the suspects was the same man who had just been painting faces in the crowd earlier.
No one was hurt in the incident.
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