A MAN has been released under investigation after a machete incident in a Southampton street.

Armed police swooped to Shirley Road on Saturday night.

Three men had been attacked, and a 54-year-old man rushed to hospital with head injuries.

Following the incident outside New Century Bingo Hall, officers seized a machete from the scene.

Meanwhile, a 28-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and wounding with intent.

Police have now confirmed he has been released under investigation.

However, enquiries into what happened are "ongoing".

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call police on 101, quoting the reference number 44200353730.