Jordan Bailey, 20, was arrested in Bamber Bridge yesterday evening (June 18) on suspicion of Section 18 Assault and possession of a knife/bladed article and remains in custody, said police
Elsewhere last night, a 19-year-old man from Penwortham was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon after police were called to Liverpool Road, Hutton, following reports a man had produced a knife outside a public house.
Police Dog Koa and handler attended the scene and found a large machete hidden nearby.
Lancashire police said a man remains in custody.
Meanwhile a 19-year-old man from Bamber Bridge was arrested on suspicion of having an article with a blade or point in a public place after a machete was seen to be thrown under a car in Croft Street, Preston. He has since been released under investigation.
Officers will continue to be on patrol in Preston over the coming days.
Anyone with information about a crime in their area should call 101, or 999 in an emergency or if the crime is ongoing.