A MAN who rang the police looking for their help allegedly became abusive - and ended up being arrested along with two other people.

The male rang the force at 1am on Saturday seeking assistance at an address on Florence Street, but is said to have threatened the call handler.

Officers say that when they went to the property he was aggressive, shouting, swearing and making threats against police.

Another male and female who attempted to intervene also allegedly assaulted the officers during the incident and they were arrested too.