Wigan man who brandished a meat cleaver in McDonald's avoids jail

A man who entered a Wigan fast food restaurant brandishing a meat cleaver and a knife has avoided being sent to prison.
Police descended on McDonald’s in Standishgate after Christopher Murphy, 35, wielded the razor-sharp blade in front of shocked staff and customers early in the morning, telling them he was going to “chop up” people from Liverpool.
Murphy, of nearby Mesnes Park Terrace, brazenly left the weapon on display on the table until police arrived at the scene.
Police deployed a Taser, but officers did not need to use it and no one was injured in the incident.
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19 November 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 42
Source: Wigan Today
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