Police confirm knife incident in Leek

The recovered knife. Staffordshire Police image.

“Thanks to @StaffsSpecials for helping to make the lights switch on in Leek town centre last night such a great community event. Not spoiled by discovery of a young lad with a knife. Thanks to the member of the public who saw it fall out of his pocket and reported it” – Staffordshire Moorlands Police Twitter. Friday, November 16