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St Helens man arrested and charged following incident in St Helens Town Centre

News   •   May 08, 2019 15:28 BST

Officers in St Helens have arrested and charged a man with possession of a bladed article and other offences following an incident in St Helens Town Centre last week.

At around 2.20am on Thursday 2 May, officers were called to Westfield Street, close to the Wheatsheaf pub, to reports of an altercation involving two men, one of whom was reported to have been in possession of a knife, and making threats.

Following enquiries, 29-year-old Frankie Parr of Corporation Street, St Helens was located, arrested and has been charged with threatening a person with a blade / sharply pointed article in a public place and possession of cocaine, after drugs were found at an address.

Parr appeared at Sefton Adult Remand Court on Saturday, 4 May and has been remanded in custody to appear for trial at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 4 June.