Witness appeal after pub beer garden drinkers threatened with large knife

An appeal has been made for witnesses after a man pulled out a large knife and began threatening drinkers in a pub beer garden.

By Nick Frame
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 2:26 pm

The incident happened in garden at The Winston pub on Womersley Road, Knottingley on the evening of Friday, June 3.

It was reported the male was brandishing a large black-handled knife and began making threats between 9pm and 9.30pm.

The suspect is described as white male, short brown permed hair, around 6ft tall and of slim build wearing a black North Face jacket.

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The Winston pub.

A male was arrested in connection with the offence a short time later but has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers are continuing with enquiries and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have been in the area at the time to contact police via the 101LiveChat function on the website or by calling 101 quoting 13220300492.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.