/ Man charged with making threats to kill

A man has been charged with making threats to kill following an incident at a property in Wigan.

Austen Dubbledam (21/10/1980) of Prescott Street, Golborne has been charged with making threats to kill, two counts of criminal damage and possession of cannabis.

He has been remanded to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court today (Monday 11 February 2019).

Shortly before 1.50pm on Saturday 9 February 2019, police were called to reports of a man making threats at a property on Prescott Street in Golborne.

Emergency services attended and firearms officers were deployed as a precaution.

A woman and child were safely removed from the property and no-one was injured.

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