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Officers confront man who stabbed colleague then smashed windscreen with pickaxe

Courageous trio took on dangerous missing person.

(L-R) PCs Peter Black, Pete Lucas and Gary Holliday

(L-R) PCs Peter Black, Pete Lucas and Gary Holliday

Date - 25th June 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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Officers braved a frenzied attack from a man with mental health issues who was wielding a large pickaxe. In November 2016, Lancashire PC Pete Lucas stopped a van travelling in Thornton-Cleveleys, believing missing person William Ashton to be the...
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