Machete attack Threlfalls Lane Southport October 14th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Machete attack Threlfalls Lane Southport Windmill House, Threlfalls Lane, Marshside, Southport was in lockdown this morning (Monday 14th October 2013) after a man attacked the driver and passenger in a Citroen car. The incident took place outside Windmill House in Threlfalls Lane, Marshside late on Monday morning. According to an eye witness the man smashed the driver’s side window with the machete whilst the driver and passenger sat in the vehicle. The two male occupants dived for cover as the machete wielding man threatened them. The car bodywork was damaged during the attack. Police were called to the scene and arrested the man. He was taken into police custody without incident. Police forensics are on scene. There were no injuries involved. UPDATE to appear later. REMEMBER WHERE YOU READ THIS STORY FIRST! OTS ‘ONTHESPOT’ NEWS! POLICE STATEMENT INCIDENT – THRELFALLS LANE Merseyside Police can confirm a 66-year-old man was arrested in Southport this morning (Monday, 14 October) on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon. Emergency services were called at about 10.25am to Threlfalls Lane to a report of a disturbance. Officers attended and a search of a property was undertaken that resulted in a machete being recovered and a 66-year-old man being arrested on suspicion of affray and possession of an offensive weapon. No one was injured during the incident. The 66-year-old remains in police custody at this time. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!