A MAN was allegedly spotted with a 'knife' on a bus travelling from Blackburn to Accrington.

The man was travelling on the 7a 1543 service when he is alleged to have pulled the knife out on the bus.

Officers are now investigating and are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the incident on November 15 at around 4pm.

The man was wearing a dark hooded top and tracksuits pants at the time of the incident. He is described as white and in his late 30s or early 40s and around 5ft 8 inches tall with a thin build.

A Blackburn and Darwen police spokesman said: We are appealing for witnesses regarding an incident on the 7a bus from Blackburn to Accrington where it is alleged a knife was produced by a male on the bus."

Anyone who saw the incident should contact PC Fryans at Greenbank Police Station quoting log reference LC-20171116-0820, or contact police on 101.