POLICE have moved to reassure residents that there was no stabbing incident in Lymm village last night following an altercation near Lymm Cross.
A large police presence was seen in the village last night and the police helicopter was called out during the earlier hours following reports of an incident involving a group of males from outside the village.
It is understood one of the males suffered a cut to his hand due to a broken bottle.
Reports later circulated on social media that there had been a stabbing.
Local police patrolling in the village had earlier reported large groups of youths in the village centre, but mainly well behaved.
Rumours are circulating of a stabbing in Lymm this morning. No stabbing has occurred. A male sustained a cut hand from broken glass. pic.twitter.com/eDgZ3VBz5d
— Lymm Police (@LymmPol) October 16, 2021