A POLICE officer was allegedly threatened by a suspect holding a brick following a foot chase.

Officers stopped to speak to a man on Windermere Avenue, Clinkham Wood on Monday night (October 21).

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The suspect reportedly made off on foot from police officers, who chased after him.

During the pursuit, the man is alleged to have picked up a brick and threatened an officer.

A 32-year-old man from St Helens was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class B controlled drug, namely cannabis; affray; criminal damage and obstructing a constable in the execution of their duty.

The man remains in custody for interview, a police spokesman said.