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Self harm incident at Leek Bus station

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: July 16, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

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A 29-year-old man has been detained under the Mental Health Act after self-harming at a town's bus station.

Police officers were called to the incident at around 7.55pm on Friday, July 11.

It happened at Leek Bus Station, on The Smithfield Centre.

A police spokesman said: "A local male, aged 29, with mental health issues was found to have self-harmed at Leek Bus Station.

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"Officers attended the scene and cordoned off the area.

"The male was detained under the Mental Health Act and he remains in hospital recovering."

The spokesman added: "We would like to reassure the public that this was an isolated incident where there was no threat to members of the public."

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