Man carrying machete detained in Ormskirk August 2nd, 2016 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Shares Comments Man carrying machete detained in Ormskirk Police in Ormskirk have detained a 44-year-old man under the mental health act following multiple reports of a man seen carrying a machete. No-one was injured in the incident which took place on Ruff Lane. A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “We were called around 8am today (August 2) following an incident in Ruff Lane, Ormskirk.” “Officers attended after reports a man had attempted to attack another male with a machete.” “A 44-year-old man from Ormskirk was detained by police under the Mental Health Act and is currently in a secure unit.” “No injuries were reported and enquiries are continuing.” Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 264 of August 2. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!