Police use stun gun on man threatening to jump from M61 motorway bridge
POLICE used a stun gun on a man threatening to jump from a motorway bridge.
The man was seen on a bridge on the M61 near to where it joins with the A666 on the southbound carriageway at 12.40am on Tuesday.
He was assessed by health professionals and discharged.
Roads were closed temporarily while police dealt with the incident.