Police Federation

Police sergeant honoured for lone arrest of axeman

A Cumbrian police officer who chased, disarmed and arrested a man who'd just attacked another man with an axe has won a bravery award.

Kevin Milby and Yvette Cooper
Police Federation

Sgt Kevin Milby was presented with the North West regional Police Bravery Award by the MP Yvette Cooper at a ceremony in Manchester last night.

Arriving on his own at the incident in Dalton in Furness, Sgt Milby confronted the man in a shop, sprayed him with Parva spra and wrestled him to the ground.

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