Clitheroe road closed in ‘machete’ incident

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A MAN at the centre of an incident which closed a road in Clitheroe has appeared in court.

Blackburn magistrates heard Rizwan Ali Shah claimed to be carrying a machete minutes after a brick had been thrown through a restaurant window.

Shah (27), of no fixed address, admitted damaging a window valued at £555 belonging to the Dil Raj restaurant in Parson Lane. He was fined £100 with £15 costs which was set against time he had spent in custody.