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Two men arrested after 49-year-old threatened in Leigh
2:18pm Thursday 19th September 2013 in News
A MAN was chased and threatened in Leigh this morning, Thursday.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear and violence after chasing and threatening to shoot the 49-year-old man.
The men, aged 24 and 29, were detained shortly before 2.10am on the junction of St Helens Road and Diamond Street and remain in police custody.
The man was not injured during the incident.
It is believed the two men had also pushed a man off a bike outside McDonald’s on Bradshawgate a short time earlier.
Police are asking for this man to come forward to assist officers with their enquiries and can be contacted on 0161 856 7225.
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