Two men arrested for threatening to shoot man in Leigh
TWO MEN have been arrested after reportedly threatening to shoot a man in Leigh.
At about 2.10am this morning, police were called to the junction of St Helens Road and Diamond Street following reports a 49 year old man had been chased by two men who also threatened to shoot him.
Officers arrived on the scene and shortly after arrested two men, aged 24 and 29, on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.
The two men remain in police custody for questioning.
The 49 year old man was not injured during the incident.
It is thought that the two men had also pushed another man off a bike outside McDonalds in Bradshawgate a short time earlier.
Police are asking for this man to come forward to help with enquiries.
Anyone with information can contact police on 01618567225.
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