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Man Arrested After Disorder In Skelmersdale

A 35-year-old man from Skelmersdale was arrested on suspicion of public order offences and is in custody.

Police are investigating following disorder in the Tanhouse Road area of Skelmersdale.

They were called around 7pm on Saturday night after reports a number of men were fighting with weapons in the street.

Officers attended with the group making off from the scene.

A 35-year-old man from Skelmersdale was arrested on suspicion of public order offences and is in custody.

Following the incident Section 60 powers were put in place until midnight.

A Section 60 gives us the power to search people or vehicles without suspicion in an area where we believe violence could take place.

The Section 60 powers will be in place in the yellow shaded area of the map, pictured.
 

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