Police swoop after man spotted with air weapon close to children's playground in Clitheroe

A man is in police custody after he was reported to be in possession of a suspected air weapon at a children’s playground.

By Sue Plunkett
Wednesday, 4th May 2022, 9:35 am

Officers from the rural taskforce and immediate response were called to Clitheroe Castle playground yesterday afternoon following reports of a man walking around the area in possession of the weapon.

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The man was located by officers within a short time on Bawdlands and the air weapon was recovered and the suspect arrested and taken in for questioning.

A man is in custody after he was reported with an air weapon close Clitheroe Castle playground