Man arrested after ambulance assault

A man was arrested in Knott End after two police officers were assaulted in an ambulance.

Wednesday, 31st October 2018, 11:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 31st October 2018, 12:58 pm
St Bernard's Road, Knott End. Picture from Google maps

Police were called to an address on St Bernard’s Road, Knott End, at 2.41pm on Tuesday. It was reported that a man was threatening self-harm. An ambulance was also called.

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Police and paramedics attended. Two police officers were assaulted in an ambulance.

Nobody was taken to hospital, the North West Ambulance service said.

A 36-year-old man from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace and assault on police. He remains in police custody.