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Police in Wigan have had charges authorised after a man was reported to be carrying a bladed weapon near a primary school in the Tyldesley area on Friday afternoon.
Anthony Hughes (46), of Darlington Street, Tyldesley, has been charged by local neighbourhood officers with single counts of possession of a bladed article and affray, and has been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance before Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court on Monday 18 July.
We thank the brave actions of the members of the public who detained him prior to his arrest by police, after reports of a man with a bladed weapon close to the school grounds of a primary school on Darlington Street.