Man found carrying large knife during stop and search in Chorley town centre

A man was arrested for carrying a large knife after he was stopped by police in Chorley town centre.

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 7:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 9:42 pm

Officers from the Chorley Task Force carried out a stop and search of a male in Chorley town centre on Tuesday afternoon (January 22).

During the search a large knife was recovered.

The male was arrested as a result.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Officers from the Chorley Task Force recovered a large knife during a pro-active stop and search of a male in Chorley. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

Read More

Read More
Preston's knife crime epidemic: A timeline of attacks

Lancashire Police has been approached for comment.