A man will appear in court this morning charged with several offences, including having a knife in a public place.
Paul Fletcher, 28, of no fixed address, was arrested on Bradshawgate, in Leigh town centre, on Saturday.
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He was charged with burglary, attempted burglary, theft from a motor vehicle and possession of a bladed article in a public place.
He is due to appear at Wigan And Leigh Magistrates' Court this morning.