Man, 59, tasered in knife arrest

A MAN in his 50s was tasered by police after he brandished a kitchen knife at them.

The 59-year-old was arrested in the car park of the Babes in the Wood pub, Leeds Road, Dewsbury, after reports an elderly man had been threatened near the pub.

Officers tasered the man when he refused to put his knife down.

See this week’s Dewsbury Reporter for the full story.