They rushed to the scene at Millcroft Road around 3pm and stopped a 25-year-old man in connection with the incident.
When the suspect was searched he was found to be in possession of a locked back knife.
However, the matter did not end there after drugs were found on his person in the form of a small amount of cannabis.
The man was arrested and has already appeared at Airdrie Sheriff Court
Fortunately, no-one was injured in the incident.