Police say enquiries are ongoing after a man was arrested in Aspull for wielding a Samurai sword in the street.
Witnesses on social media reported a man holding a sword and a large blade as he attacked the windows of a property on Scot Lane yesterday lunchtime.
He added "Five guys jumped in car gave chase, to which he ran in the road & starting attacking the car with the sword, causing chaos with all the traffic, a couple of other guys got out the van to intervene & he ran at them with the sword"
Police say they arrested a man on suspicion of possession of a bladed article.
He remains in custody.
There are no reports of any casualties.
A Police Spokesman said "Shortly before 12.30pm on Monday 9 September 2019 police were called to reports of a man with a sword on Scot Lane in Wigan.
Officers attended and a man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article. He remains in custody for questioning.
Enquiries are ongoing.