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Knife-wielding man charged in Cairns


A man has been arrested after allegedly threatening another man with a knife in Cairns.

Police say the two men got into an argument yesterday on Bunda Street before the 31-year-old pulled out the knife.

The man was arrested, taken to the Cairns Watchouse and has since been charged with going armed in public and public nuisance.

He is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on January 28.