Two men are in custody following a disturbance in Northdown Road, Cliftonville.
A third man was taken to hospital for treatment after he was reportedly assaulted by the suspects, one of whom was said to have been carrying a hand saw. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Several other people are also believed to have been threatened during the incident, shortly after 10am today (May 25).
Officers attended and arrested two men on suspicion of affray, assault and possession of an offensive weapon. They remain in custody.
A hand saw was recovered from the scene.
Witnesses or anyone with video footage that may assist the investigation are urged to call the appeal line on 01843 222289 quoting reference 25-0549.
Anyone who wishes to report being threatened during the incident can do so online at www.kent.police.uk/report<http://www.kent.police.uk/report> or by calling 101.