Police catch knife wielding man

Burnley Police caught a man with a knife in Herbert Street
Burnley Police caught a man with a knife in Herbert Street

Police chased a knife wielding man in  a Burnley street earlier this evening (Friday).

Officers were called to Herbert Street at around 6pm after neighbours reported a disturbance. When the man spotted police officers he made off on foot but officers found him and talked him into surrendering the weapon without incident.

The man remains in custody awaiting interview.