Police arrest two people and recover knife and baseball bat

Police are dealing with an incident in Penwortham and say they have recovered a knife and a baseball bat.

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 3:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 6:18 pm
The incident in Penwortham

Reports from local residents that a man was seen chasing school children with a knife have been played down by police.

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A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said the incident happened on Liverpool Road.

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The incident in Penwortham

The spokesperson said: "It’s looking some kind of disturbance, we have arrested two people and have recovered a knife and a baseball bat."

Police on the junction on Liverpool Road and Priory Lane