A 49-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife on Westfield Street.

Police were called around 6.45pm on Good Friday, April 19 following reports that a woman was in possession of a knife in the area.

Officers attended and arrested a 49-year-old woman from Eccleston on suspicion of affray and possession of a bladed article.

She has since been released under investigation.

Anyone with information can contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting ref. 19100189284 or @CrimestoppersUK.