Following reports from members of the public about a man brandishing a samurai sword seen wandering about in Chorley, Lancashire Police finest sprang into action
Colin Farmer, 61, was tasered, kneed in the back, and his arms forced behind him and cuffed
Colin Farmer is blind and the samurai sword he was carrying? – his white walking stick!
[Farmer may be blind, but the officer who tackled him obviously needs to visit Specsavers !]
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating the incident
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